Literally a ‘cup’ as in the World Cup (Coupe du Monde), but on a menu it usually means a sundae, a coupe glacée. These are properly served in a glass goblet, or coupe, but not always. There are a bazillion versions, including les bananas splits and...
bouchées glacées au citron: lemon sorbet served in a frozen lemon-half
coupe c’hti: with spéculoos, chicory, salty caramel and chantilly
coupe périgordine: walnut ice cream, with eau de noix and chantilly.
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