French Cheeses


Last night, I was invited round to a friends for normal wednesday night get-together, and we were just going to have a light snack with wine. My friend and her husband have just returned from France, and they treated us to some lovely cheeses. I took along some crackers, parma ham, chorizo and some lovely little cherry tomatoes. We had a great time, chatting, drinking and eating..



Oh how could I forget these...



UPDATE:- Photo sent, it is the top one!!

Comments

  1. little 'snack-meals' like this are my favorite. Nothing beats wine, cheese, and friends.

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  2. he, he... I was just asking for cheese for my whine and you provided. French cheese too!

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  3. Olives.. something I have grown to love since meeting Geoff.. sounds like a great night :-)

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  4. I love cherry tomatoes with cheese-that combo is my favorite. My best loved "meal" is cheese, cracker, cherry tomatoes and some wine.

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  5. Mmmm, what could be better than cheese and olives ;) Well, I guess some wine would be good too!!

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  6. Oh gosh! From America to France! I'll pass on the olives, but the cheese - oh I CRAVE the cheese!

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  7. Hi Anne,
    Your friends are so nice to share these lovely cheeses with you ;)
    I love cheese and since living in France, even more. Though I have not tasted all- there are hundreds of cheeses !

    Have a nice weekend

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  8. Hi everyone..thanks to all for the lovely comments...Yes what more could you ask for..only thing missing was France!! It was a good night though.

    Erin - Nothing beats this little 'sanck-meal'...my favourite.

    Sally ....yummy olives..I didn't used to like them..can't get enough of them :-)

    Corine - that was a 'meant' to be, don't you think!

    Cherrypie - was delicious ...thanks :-)

    Linda - oh yes, yummy, and I took some lovely crackers I found in the supermarket, they were from Liguria!!

    My Melange - don't worry, wine was there as well, couldn't leave that out. :-)

    Leslie - you will have to give olives another go, I managed to persuade one of my sons to try one again :-)

    Barbara - The cheese counters in France just amaze me, so difficult to pick..I normally get a small piece of a few....yummy. Lovely of my friends..we had a really good night Thank you. Have a good weekend. :-)

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  9. Hi Erin...that should of been 'Snack'...ha ha :-)

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  10. Anne, it all sounds absolutely perfect. My favourite meal is a Parisian buffet, whether in Oxfordshire (you) or Australia (me) ... yum!

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  11. Looks wonderful. I wish I could have been there!

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  12. What a lovely feast, my kind of favourite food.

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  13. Is that a chevre I spot in the top right handside? Lucky you! Can't get it here - my favourite was the Somerset one though.

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  14. Does life get any more perfect? You are a lucky friend. Yum!
    Cheese is my favorite food.

    Hope you are well Anne!

    xo
    Constance

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  15. What could me more perfect than dinner of great cheeses, coldmeats and wine? The simpler the better, I say.

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  16. What a delicious gift they brought! Which was your favorite?

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  17. YUMM!! That looks soooo good!!

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  18. Thanks once again folks for all your comments :-)

    All these cheeses were great...I can't think really say I had a favourite though.

    I am going to look at Chez Loulous list of cheeses...write them down, and go to a cheese stall that is in our indoor market in Oxford. I must remember to take my camera next time!!!

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