What does Maroilles mean in English?
Maroilles (pronounced mar wahl, also known as Marolles) is a cow’s-milk cheese made in the regions of Picardy and Nord-Pas-de-Calais in northern France. It derives its name from the village of Maroilles in the region in which it is still manufactured.
What does Ch Tis mean?
Welcome to the sticks
Ch’ti, is the Northern dialect of France and is often referred to as the language used in the 2008 film ‘Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis’ starring French comedian, Dany Boon and often translated as ‘Welcome to the sticks’. It truly is another language altogether!
How do you eat Maroilles cheese?
Maroilles is a great end-of-meal cheese. It goes well with a brown ale, a French cider, a refined brandy, or an aromatic white wine such as a late-harvest Gewürztraminer.
What flavor is Maroilles cheese?
If you looked up “French cheese” in the dictionary, there’d be a picture of Maroilles. It’s everything quintessential about fromage: the sticky, orange rind; the pudgy, cream-colored paste; the funky, slightly fermented aroma; and the fantastic umami flavor of mushroom and lemon.
Who is Philippe in Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis?
Philippe soon realizes that all these ideas were nothing but prejudices and that Bergues is not synonymous with hell… A French public servant who lives in Provence is unexpectedly banished to the armpit of the far North.
What happens at Carillon in Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis?
Although Philippe thinks it is not his job, he decides to visit Antoine at the carillon and have a chat about it. He reveals to Antoine that he is in a similar position, as he lies to his wife about being happy up North. Acting as the director, he tells Antoine that he really has to stop drinking during service hours.
What happens at the post office in Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis?
When it’s time to go to the post office, Philippe is so depressed about being there that he gets offended by a mild tease from Antoine, and talks very coldly to his other employees, Fabrice, Yann and Annabelle and even corrects their pronunciation of certain words. However, they appear understanding and invite him for some lunch at the chips van.
Who are the rednecks in Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis?
Leaving his child and wife behind, the crucified man leaves for his frightening destination, a dreadfully cold place inhabited by hard-drinking, unemployed rednecks, speaking an incomprehensible dialect called Ch’ti. Philippe soon realizes that all these ideas were nothing but prejudices and that Bergues is not synonymous with hell…