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.
Category: Food and Drink
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.
If it were blowing a gale outside your French home would your first thought be to rush into the local woods to go hunting for ceps, chanterelles and pied de mouton mushrooms?
Oysters are an extremely popular dish in France, especially during the Christmas season. Also appreciated for Sunday lunch, they make a refreshing starter and are considered a delicacy.
Is there an etiquette to observe when inviting French friends over for aperitif? Cindy, our guest blogger, having recently arrived in France, has discovered that there is.