Nov 02

Pain : – Bread

Pain : – Bread: poppy, cumin, nuts, rye, bacon, sesame, grapes, olives … We are already in Central Europe. By a quirk of the tradition, the bread is not – in principle – never cooked on Saturday night (okay, that was true especially there fifteen years).

Oct 22

– Foie gras

Foie gras : – Foie gras: it is the Jewish communities of Europe to the east, which showed off the foie gras in Strasbourg. Fromage : – Cheese: Munster was born in Munster (“monastery”). Would the “farmer”, produced on the high pastures of the Vosges. Preferably the summer or fall. Melfor : – Melfor: Alsace, …

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Oct 19

Charcuterie :- Meat: Alsace,

Charcuterie :- Meat: Alsace, there are 200 ways to eat cold pig. Pity the frankfurter, the real – the knack – dishonored by the ersatz. In the countryside, it also knows how to treat a good slice of liver sausage. As for sausages! To beer or pistachio, black or blood, ham or giants, with large …

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Oct 15


Bretzel : – Pretzel: crunchy cookie based poached paste with water and sprinkled with coarse salt. Choucroute : – Sauerkraut: Sauerkraut in German, literally “cabbage acid.” Purists are outraged: they use cabbage instead of Dutch royal “quintal Alsace.” But they do nothing to retell sauerkraut or fish confit, while the tradition prescribes knacks, ham, bacon, pork …

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Oct 09


If some “poor” dishes have also disappeared, the family table is based on the soups – the noques (dumplings), frogs, marrow dumplings (markknepfle) … – the meats accompanied by potatoes, the spaetzle (noodles fashioned rustic with flour, cream and eggs, poached and fried served with butter) and dampfnudeln (a kind of fried steamed water), pie …

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Oct 08

Cuisine et boissons Alsace (Food & Drink Alsace)

Cuisine et boissons Alsace (Food & Drink Alsace) Cuisine (kitchen) Menu cards reveal a world of its own: The Chick Wantzenau, coq au Riesling, delicious Munster, carp beer … Every day, the two breasts are winstubs and the family table. The former are bistros wine: there are still famous but many fausses.ont disappeared. The second …

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Sep 30

Alsace 9

Alsace is the Germanic region of France. It is a region lying on the west bank of the river Rhine, between the Rhine and the Vosges mountains. To the north and east it shares a border with Germany; to the south with Switzerland, and to the west with Lorraine and Franche Comté. Alsace is part …

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Sep 24


Corse   Corsica is like a small rock swung into a world cut in two. Above, the past and memories (vendetta, maquis), below, the sea. The gods of the Mediterranean could settle there on holiday. Corsica is also the birthplace of a community long battered by history. A people who have suffered the invaders and …

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Sep 23

Provence-alpes-cote d’azur

Provence-alpes-cote d’azur the south-eastern region of continental France, has held a special fascination for travellers from all over the world. but to suggest that somehow it was discovered or even rediscovered, and put  back on the map, would be a serious overestimation. While some of the emblematic icons of Provence – the lavender fields or …

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Sep 21

South East

Rhône-Alpes bordered by the Alps of Switzerland and Italy, making this region not only one of the largest in France, but also one of the most prosperous and culturally and historically rich. The River Rhône runs through parts of this region, so whether you are interested skiing or nature, this region is a perfect spot …

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