Category: Cuisine – France

July 10, 2008

Tour de France – Fromage de Chevre or Goat's cheese – Loire Valley

Filed under: Cuisine - France,Foods - French,France - 10 Jul 2008

Well, I caught Gabriel Gate’s Taste le Tour for the first time last night.  Gabriel grew up in the Loire Valley and as the cyclists are in his home region, Gabriel was on the spot to provide interesting …

June 25, 2008

Tour de France 2008 – France

The world’s most gruelling bicycle race is just around the bend.  The 2008 Tour de France marks the 95th anniversary of this high profile professional cycling event.  Competitors in this 23 day annual event will hit …

May 26, 2008

Pain D'epices – Dijon spiced bread or Gingerbread

Filed under: Cuisine - France,Dijon France - 26 May 2008

Whilst Dijon may be famous for its mustard, another popular food item from this town is the Pain d’épices or spiced bread or gingerbread.  It was introduced from Flanders during  the times …

May 9, 2008

French Cheeses – where they're produced

Filed under: Cuisine - France,Foods - French,France - 09 May 2008

Today, I was treated to a tasting of 3 French cheeses that were new to me.  I must say that they were delicious and confirms that the French are undoubtedly the greatest cheese makers in the world.  The …