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18 Northern French Dishes So Good You'll Want To Move There

Cheers from Hauts-de-France!

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1. Maroilles Cheese Tart

CHEESE ON CHEESE ON CHEESE.
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CHEESE ON CHEESE ON CHEESE.

2. The Welsh

Ham, bread, beer and a delicious pound of cheese. Have you ever seen a better remedy to a hangover?
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Ham, bread, beer and a delicious pound of cheese. Have you ever seen a better remedy to a hangover?

3. Mussels and Fries

No two foods go better together. No, not even peanut butter and jelly.
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No two foods go better together. No, not even peanut butter and jelly.

4. Mimolette

It's not the only cheese Northern France has to offer (there are over thirty of them), but it's BY FAR the best.
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It's not the only cheese Northern France has to offer (there are over thirty of them), but it's BY FAR the best.

5. Sugar Tart

Everything is right there in the name, and it's delicious.
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Everything is right there in the name, and it's delicious.

6. Belgian Endive with Gratin

Endives might not be something you're very well acquainted with, but trust me, if you eat them in this dish, you're going to love them.
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Endives might not be something you're very well acquainted with, but trust me, if you eat them in this dish, you're going to love them.

7. Flemish Stew

Beef that's been simmered in beer AND brown sugar. What else could you need?
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Beef that's been simmered in beer AND brown sugar. What else could you need?

8. Fruit Bread

It's not bread, it's not cake, and it's way better than a vulgar brioche. It's fruit bread and it's incredibly good.
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It's not bread, it's not cake, and it's way better than a vulgar brioche. It's fruit bread and it's incredibly good.

9. Lille Waffle

A waffle that got the overwhelming support from the Belgian king Leopold I, General Charles de Gaulle, and from me.
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A waffle that got the overwhelming support from the Belgian king Leopold I, General Charles de Gaulle, and from me.

10. Leek Tart

Cheesy, buttery, bready goodness.
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Cheesy, buttery, bready goodness.

11. Buttered cake

A Dunkirk specialty that will postpone all your dieting plans indefinitely.
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A Dunkirk specialty that will postpone all your dieting plans indefinitely.

12. Ficelle Picarde

A crepe stuffed with ham, mushrooms, sour cream, and plenty of cholesterol. A real treat.
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A crepe stuffed with ham, mushrooms, sour cream, and plenty of cholesterol. A real treat.

13. Faluche Bread

A round bun that will delight all lovers of "not overbaked" baguettes.
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A round bun that will delight all lovers of "not overbaked" baguettes.

14. Frikandel (minced-meat hot dog)

Like sausage, ~but better~.
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Like sausage, ~but better~.

15. Dutch Oliebollen

Saying that oliebollen are nothing more than sugar donuts would be insulting to them. They are much more than that.
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Saying that oliebollen are nothing more than sugar donuts would be insulting to them. They are much more than that.

16. Waterzoï

Fish or chicken, in a creamy vegetable stew. For the healthier ones among you.
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Fish or chicken, in a creamy vegetable stew. For the healthier ones among you.

17. Potjevleesch

I know you're thinking, "Gelatinized meat? No thank you." Fine! More for me.
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I know you're thinking, "Gelatinized meat? No thank you." Fine! More for me.

18. Tea Biscuits

Put away your cookies. You're not going to need them after you try these.
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Put away your cookies. You're not going to need them after you try these.

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