Posts In: brittany

A weekend at Belle-Ile-en-Mer

Situated south of Brittany in the open sea, just off the Gulf of Morbihan lies Belle-Île-en-Mer, offering so many  opportunities to spend timeless holidays. The largest of the Brittany islands, Belle Ile has the ultimate peacefulness of the countryside in contrast to the rugged cliff faces along the water coast. Read more


Grande Métairie Fried King Prawns

Here is a simple festive recipe to make from the coast of Brittany, Carnac to be more exact ! Read more


Brittany in May

As usual during the month of May we are lucky to have so many public holidays  giving us more opportunity  to enjoy a long weekend away.Whats  better than planning your trip a few months in advance ?  We suggest you discover Brittany and its  endless  beautiful beaches !  Read more


Brittany recipe: Seared scallops with a cider sauce.

French gastronomy is renowned throughout the world for its quality and its diversity. An inheritance well preserved by chefs who dare and offer traditional recipes. All French regions invite you to taste their specialities so you can experience a typical art-de-vivre ! In Brittany, in the area of the l’Orangerie de  Lanniron, you will be fortunate enough to savour delicious seared scallops in a cider sauce. For those who wish to experience  the dish and impress their dinner guests, we are sharing the recipe with... Read more


Breton recipe : Paris-Brest

November 2, 2016 Bretagne, Regional gastronomy 0

Paris-Brest is the typical dessert of Brittany. In the shape of a crown, the base is made of puff pastry, filled with praline flavoured mousse then scattered with flaked almonds. Paris-Brest was created in 1910 by the pastry cook Louis Durand due to a request from the creator of the famous bike race bearing the same name . Originally the shape of the cake represented the wheel of a bike ! Read more


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