Here they simmer boeuf mironton, veal saute Marengo and navarin de mouton (a lamb stew).
Taste the cheeses of the Ile de France; the soft cheeses of brie and coulommiers will delight you.
To the north and in Picardy you will find the famous mussels and chips and the Flemish beers. Taste the flamiche or the excellent pumpkin pie. Lovers of exciting cheeses, the maroilles is for you!