Croque Monsieur

Croque-monsieur (French)

bread, ham, cheese

French for "gentleman crunch" is a baked or fried boiled ham and cheese sandwich. The dish originated in French cafés and bars as a quick snack. A Croque Madame is a version of the dish topped with a fried egg.

The name is based on the verb croquer ("to bite") and the word monsieur ("mister"). The sandwich's first recorded appearance on a Paris café menu was in 1910. Its earliest mention in literature appears to be in volume two of …

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Created Feb. 6, 2017 by: itisclaudio

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Croque Madame (French)
A Croque Madame is a version of the Croque Monsieur (ham and cheese sandwich) topped with a fried egg.