Saturday, December 20, 2008

Can you keep a secret?

Something I haven’t yet told you all is that I work in a buffet restaurant in Disneyland Paris. I am therefore surrounded daily by mouth watering dishes and also I am privileged to witness their creation.

A cowboy themed restaurant, throughout the rest of the year the food is typically Tex-Mex, but as I translated the Christmas menu into English a couple of days ago, I found myself drooling over the paper.

Langoustines, foie gras, leg of ham, faux filet, roasted potatoes, smoked salmon, marinated vegetables, crème caramel, gateaux opéra……….and of course, the perks of the job, we get to taste every single dish!

French attention to culinary detail meets American style portions promises to be a feast to remember.


kenju said...

Your mom sent me - and I will be back!

paris parfait said...

How lucky you are to get to taste all these fabulous dishes without having to cook them!!

Sea Angels said...

How wonderful living in France, how hard you must have worked to learn the Language enough to work there.....and how gorgeous your food looks, I am going to try your onion recipe today. Wish me luck, and I shall wish you a Bonne Noel, have a lovely Christmas
Hugs Lynn xx

rochambeau said...

Hi Charlotte,
Thank you for sharing your culinary adventures in Paris. Your blog is right down my alley!! I will be back to visit here & link you now.

How fortune you are to have this experience at the restaurant! You will learn SO MUCH about the ways things must all come together for a function at a restaurant!!

Welcome to Blog Land!! I found you though your cool mum.


FrenchGardenHouse said...

Bonjour Charlotte,

What a fun combination, Disneyland AND Paris...not to mention all those wonderful dishes. Will you be going home to England for Christmas or is that the time you must work your hardest? Either way, I wish you magical holidays. I will be back to visit often, my culinary skills could always use a few new great recipes. :)
xo Lidy

Octavine Illustration said...

i can see the the good blogging gene runs in the family. gorgeous pictures and amazing recipes. this buffet looks incredible. love the idea of all you can eat English style xmas (does that mean i can eat 4 creme caramels?)!~

Clare said...

Hi Charlotte, what a mouth-watering blog this is! Thank you for sharing your recipes and wonderful culinary photos! Clare x

A Fanciful Twist said...

What a magical edible art world you are living in!! And in Paris no less - throw Disneyland in there, and make it bliss!!

I think I am going to be addicted to your blog.

I love to cook, I find so much peace and passion in it.

I had not even thought about food yet today, but I am now interested in something beautiful and delicious to start my day;)

Those tomatoes below are divine!!

I think I should give them a go ;)

And roasted veggies - my favorite - they fulfill all my food desires ;)

I am adding you to my blogroll, right after I hit publish!

I am delighted you joined the blogosophere!!

Warmly, Vanessa In Arizona

Mary Jo from TrustYourStyle said...

Hi Charlotte, your work sounds fabulous! Your mom suggested I pop by and I'm so glad I did. I will be back, as I am always trying to improve in the kitchen. I'm going to try the stuffed tomatoes this Christmas!

- Suzie - said...

what a funny post. thanks for sharing this personal insight! good luck with your blog and happy holidays.

Paris Hotel Boutique said...

What a yummy blog! So funny about Disneyland Paris. I live in California and can't imagine Paris having to have a Disneyland. It's so magical on its own! Happy Holidays! Lynn

Qasim said...

Nice blog, thanks a lot.


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