"Soupe de pois cassés" : The best soup
you'll ever be able to stuff into your stomach. Even better when cooked with a big piece of lard
instead of the ham (of course you're supposed to serve the lard/ham with the soup after it's cooked).
The archetypal family
dish, intended at cold winter evenings, when everybody gathers around the table. Warms the body, warms the soul. And makes you feel painfully nostalgic
sometimes when you come back home late in the evening and all that's left in the fridge is a baked beans