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baba au rhum m

ba-baorom

small sponge cake, often with raisins, soaked in a rum-flavoured syrup

béarnaise

bey-ar-neyz

white sauce of wine or vinegar beaten with egg yolks & flavoured with herbs

blanquette de veau

blongket de vo

veal stew in white sauce with cream

bombe glacée f

bom-begla-sey

ice cream with candied fruits, glazed chestnuts & cream

bouillabaisse :

bwee-ya-bes

fish soup stewed in a broth with garlic, orange peel, fennel, tomatoes & saffron

brioche

breeyosh

small roll or cake sometimes flavoured with nuts, currants or candied fruits

brochette

broshet

grilled skewer of meat or vegetables

consommé n

kon-so-mey

clarified meat or fish-based broth

contre-filet m

kontrefeeley

beef sirloin roast

coulis n

koo-lee

fruit or vegetable purée, used as a sauce

croque-madame m

krok-ma-dam

grilled or fried ham & cheese sandwich, topped with a fried egg

croquembouche m

kro-kom-boosh

cream puffs dipped in caramel

croque-monsieur i

krok-mes-yeu

grilled or fried ham & cheese sandwich

croustade

kroostad

puff pastry filled with fish, seafood, meat, mushrooms or vegetables

dijonnaise

dee-zho-nez

dishes with a mustard-based sauce

estouffade f

es-too-fad

meat stewed in wine with carrots & herbs

friand m

free-yon

pastry stuffed with minced sausage meat, ham & cheese, or almond cream

fricandeau n

free-kon-do

veal fillet simmered in white wine, vegetables herbs & spices -a pork pâté

fricassée f freekasey lamb, veal or poultry in a thick creamy sauce with mushrooms & onions grenadinm gre na dun veal (or sometimes poultry) fillet, wrapped in a thin slice of bacon michettef mee-shet savoury bread stuffed with cheese, olives, onions & anchovies pan-bagnatm punban-ya small round bread loaves, filled with onions, vegetables, anchovies & olives plateau de fromage n pomme duchesse : pot-au-feu m potée f profiterole m puits d'amour i quenelle quiche raclette f ragoût 1 ratatouille f roulade F savarin n savoie tartiflette : velouté n vol-au-vent 1

pla-todefro-mazh pom dew-shes po-to-fe po-tey profeetrol pweeda-moor ke-nel keesh raklet ra-goo ratatooye roolad sa-va-run sav-wa tarteeflet verlootey vo-lo-von cheese board or platter fritter of mashed potato, butter & egg yolk beef, root vegetable & herb stockpot meat & vegetables cooked in a pot small pastry with savoury or sweet fillings puff pastry filled with custard or jam fish or meat dumpling, often poached tart with meat, fish or vegetable filling hot melted cheese, served with potatoes & gherkins stew of meat, fish and/or vegetables vegetable stew slice of meat or fish rolled around stuffing sponge cake soaked with a rum syrup & filled with custard, cream & fruits light cake made with beaten egg whites dish of potatoes, cheese & bacon rich, creamy soup, usually prepared with vegetables, shellfish or fish puree puff pastry filled with a mixture of sauce & meat, seafood or vegetables

emergencies

basics

Help! Ausecours!

o skoor

Stop! Arrêtez!

a-rey-tey

Go away! Allez-vous-en!

a-ley-voo-zon

Thief! Au voleur!

ovo-leur

Fire! Au feu!

ofeu

Watch out! Faites attention!

feta-ton-syon

Call...! Appelez...!

a-pley ...

a doctor un médecin

un meyd-sun

an ambulance une ambulance

ewn om-bew-lons

the police la police

la po-lees

It's an emergency!

C'est urgent!

sey tewr-zhon

Could you help me, please?

Est-ce que vous pourriez

es-kevoo pooryey

m'aider, s'il vous plaît?

mey-deyseelvoopley

Could I use the telephone?

Est-ce que je pourrais utiliser

es- ke zhe poo- rey ew-tee- lee-zey

le téléphone?

le tey-ley-fon

I'm lost.

Je suis perdu/perdue, m/f

zhe swee pair-dew

Where are the toilets?

Où sont les toilettes?

oo son ley twa-let

police

Where's the police station?

Où est le commissariat de police?

oo ey le ko-mee-sar-ya de po-lees

I want to report an offence.

Je veux signaler un délit.

zhe veu see-nya-ley un dey-lee

I have insurance.

J'ai une assurance.

zhey ewna-sew-rons

I've been assaulted.

J'ai été attaqué/attaquée, m/f

zhey ey-tey a-ta-key

I've been raped.

J'ai été violé/violée, m/f

zhey ey-tey vyo-ley

I've been robbed.

On m'a volé.

on ma vo-ley

I've lost my...

J'ai perdu...

zhey pair-dew...

My... was/were stolen.

0 n m'a volé...

on ma vo-ley...

backpack

mon sac à dos

mon sakado

bags

mes valises

mey va-leez

credit card

ma carte de crédit

makartde krey-dee

handbag

mon sac à main

mon sakamun

jewellery

mes bijoux

mey bee-zhoo

money

mon argent

monar-zhon

passport

mon passeport

mom pas-por

travellers cheques

mes chèques de

mey shekde

voyage

vwa-yazh

wallet

mon portefeuille

mom por-te-feu-ye

I want to contact

Je veux contacter

zherveu kon-ta k-tey

my...

mon...

mon...

consulate

consulat

kon-sew-la

embassy

ambassade

om-ba-sad

health

medical needs

Where's the

Oùyat-il...

ooeeateel...

nearest... ?

parici?

paree-see

dentist

un dentiste

un don-teest

doctor

un médecin

un meyd-sun

hospital

un hôpital

u-no-pee-tal

(night) pharmacist

une pharmacie

ewn far-ma-see

(de nuit)

(de nwee)

I need a doctor (who speaks English).

J'ai besoin d'un médecin

zhey be-zwun dun meyd-sun

(quiparle anglais).

(kee pari ong-gley)

Could I see a female doctor?

Est-ce que je peux voir

es-kezhe peu vwar

une femme médecin?

ewn fam meyd-sun

I've run out of my medication.

Je n'ai plus de médicaments. zhe ney plew de mey-dee-ka-mon

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