Home-made chips

On our way home after visiting a French agricultural show, Leo and I went for a quick meal in a French bistro round the corner from our hotel at Place de la République in Paris.

On our way home after visiting a French agricultural show, Leo and I went for a quick meal in a French bistro round the corner from our hotel at Place de la République in Paris. We immediately noticed the advertisement for Frites de la Maison (home-made chips) at the entrance of De L’autre Côté. Once at our table, we had as the plat du jour a brioche and a beautifully-presented roast potato. Lovely in the skin and sunny-yellow inside. Naturally, we had to ask our hospitable patron what variety our potatoes were. Agria was his answer. From the Netherlands, he quickly added, but supplied via the famous French wholesale market Rungis. We nearly fell of our chairs.

 

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