A culinary journey into Lyon Gastronomy

Since the early 20th century, Lyon has been widely considered the French capital of gastronomy. In 1935, the French gastronomy writer Curnonsky, who was then the most celebrated ... lire plus !

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What to see in Montmorillon, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Montmorillon is situated 50kms south of Poitiers in the Vienne département (region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine). The little town boasts a charming old centre labelled “Ville d’Art et d’Histoire” (city ... lire plus !

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Explore Lyon Old Town: history and sightseeing

Lyon Old Town is a Renaissance district at the foot of the Fourvière Hill. With its paved old streets, colourful façades and secret passageways (les Traboules), the Vieux-Lyon ... lire plus !

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Galette des Rois: our recipe!

For every French person, Epiphany is synonymous with the “galette des rois”, a wafer king cake which is eaten ceremoniously a few days before and after 6 January. [lwptoc] ... lire plus !

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Torche aux marrons

A Torche aux marrons is a dessert based on chestnut cream and meringue and is put together to look a little like Mont Blanc from which it sometime takes ... lire plus !

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Chocolate Mendiants

As little Christmas delicacies, chocolate mendiants are part of the Provençal tradition and the thirteen desserts. The Provençal tradition of the mendicant order The colours of their ingredients are ... lire plus !

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Pink Meringues – Meringues à la rose

This is the recipe for traditional pink meringues, like those you find in French patisseries. Originally meringues were a cake! It seems that the meringue originated in 1720 ... lire plus !

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Apple Tart from Normandy – Tarte aux pommes Normande

There is no particular story to tell about the origin of an apple tart from Normandy as there are several different recipes depending on local and family traditions. ... lire plus !

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Tarte Tatin

A Tarte Tatin is an upside down caramelised apple tart that will enchant everyone and should be served warm with double cream or vanilla ice cream. The story ... lire plus !

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Crème Brûlée

Crème Brûlée is a delicious rich custard base dessert is topped with a contrasting layer of hard caramel. The French, along with the Spaniards and the English debate ... lire plus !

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