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ice cream sundae


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.

poire belle Hélène


Text © Dana Facaros

Image by patrick janicek