As a British expat living in rural France, Rachel’s relationship with her neighbours is a very fruitful one, with frequent food gifts handed over
Category: Food and Drink
Kouign-amann is a beautiful, buttery, traditional Breton cake. During the current lockdown, unable to travel to Brittany, we have found an alternative: the British lardy cake.
Why are the French taking cheese off the menu?
Every year, La Gacilly (Morbihan) hosts the Fête de la soupe, and 2019 was its 13th edition. Gourmands can sample weird and wonderful soups for 4.50 euros a bowl, and even vote for their favourite.
In France, mushroom picking, or “cueillette des champignons”, is practically a national sport during the Autumn season. However, there are guidelines to follow before wandering through the woods.