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Fun Facts about France, French, and the French
Peculiarities that occur to me and that I feel might be worth sharing about my home country.
Antoine Parmentier: the 18th century's Norman Borlaug
Adrien Lucas Ecoffet
Have you ever heard of the French dish "hachis Parmentier"? It is basically the French version of cottage pie.
Now, it is clear that "hachis" refers to the ground meat, but what exactly is "Parmentier"?...