Posts In: regional gastronomy

Duck foie gras terrine from Parc de Fierbois

Whilst holidaying in New Aquitaine, it would be impossible to resist a taste of foie gras, a speciality of the region. Food lovers have been known to leave with full baskets of produce to take home ! 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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