You Can Can Can

A taste of France was on offer at Earls Court in January. There was  no mistaking the heritage of these girls!

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Great that those exciting CanCan dancers brightened up a cold and gloomy January day here in London.  Spinning, kicking and twirling to the music of Jacques Offenbach’s “Orphée aux Enfers” [Orpheus in the Underworld] they certainly caused a stir. This youtube video helps re-create the atmosphere!

But, of course, we were there for more serious matters – so we carefully studied a map of the regions of France:

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Then we could appreciate the scrumptious food all the better:

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A fish pate – new to me – tastyCIMG2719

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how big can a sausage get? 

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classic cheeses

 It turns out that our French friends can even make cars – nice one!

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Viva La Belle France! Jusqu’à bientôt.

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