French Sabbatical

My family's year in France…

Day 91 (29 September 2010) – “Ella” is Everywhere

I’ve had this idea to start a journal entry in which I write down every food that has “ella” in its name. I haven’t started this yet, deciding instead to get you all to do it. After all, this blog is averaging 75 hits a day, some days getting over 100 (like yesterday), and many hands make light work. Yeah, I know, you might say that’s the lazy man’s approach. But I think I’ll get more entries this way and I’ll get them much faster.

To kick things off, I offer:
-Nutella
-Paella
-Chocella (it’s a kid’s chocolate-flavored breakfast cereal here in France)

Use the comments section below and start providing me some others, okay? And I’m thinking there should be a prize for the person with the most entries or the best tasting or something. My first idea for the prize is that we mention the person at the meal in which we eat their suggested entry. Maybe that doesn’t sound like much of a prize for the person who submits “filet mignonella” or whatever the winning entry might be. But don’t underestimate the value of having Melinda, Chloe, Ella and me talking about you at dinner. I mean, I know we were talking about Barrack Obama the night before he was elected president. So there you go.

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September 29, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized

3 Comments »

  1. favorite food item with Ella in it? easy. Valpolicella. I think in Italy, this would be even easier!

    Comment by juliene gschwend | September 29, 2010 | Reply

  2. Taking the italy cue:
    mortadella, panzanella, and portabella.
    thanks for the lead in gscwend.

    but please stay away from salmonella

    Comment by greg somers | September 30, 2010 | Reply

  3. Citranella, salmonella – does that count as food? Heck, it does – it counts as many different foods. So, I win!

    Comment by Anoo | September 30, 2010 | Reply


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