Petits Croques-Monsieurs

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    Appears in
    Everything on the Table

    By Colman Andrews

    Published 1992

    • About

    Buy on bread, sell on cheese,” goes the old wine merchant’s saw—bread because it is a reasonably neutral “palate-cleanser,” useful as a sensory interlude between wine samples; cheese because it makes most types of wine taste better. (And vice versa: Pierre Androuët wrote in his book The Complete Encyclopedia of French Cheese, “Man has yet to find a better companion to cheese than wine”) One of my favorite preparations of cheese is a variation on that ubiquitous Parisian snack foo