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Brittany Food and Drink

Welcome To our Brittany food section - Breton recipes

Here, we have created a selection of traditional Breton recipes and new recipes using contemporary Breton ingredients.

From crepes to salt meadow lamb, we have something to make you hungry.

Breton Gastronomy

Traditional food and drink
Breton food & drink
Breton food & drink
Combining aspects of “Armor” the landscape of the sea and “Argoat” the landscape of woodlands, Breton gastronomy has over the years benefited from all the riches offered by the natural ... more...

Breton Galette

Recipes - Main
Breton Galette
Breton Galette
Mix the flour with the salt, eggs, cold water and melted butter. Let it rest for 2 hours. Bake the crepes... more...

Far Breton

Recipe - Dessert
Far Breton
Far Breton
The Breton Far is a flan based on eggs and milk. Available in many versions, the Farz Forn remains the most well known. For example, rum or plum liqueur can ... more...

Information Store

Access everyday information to help your French food-shopping experiences flow more smoothly.

Seafood Vocabulary
CrabIf you are bewildered by the range of seafood, the names, and the questions you are asked at the seafood counter, this should help!
French Meat Cuts
pigIt is not just a case of simple translation when buying meat in France, because the French cuts differ from those in the UK.
Mysterious Veg
chardHow to use the mysterious vegetables that you see in French markets.
Market Trader Tasters
tastersHow to deal with traders offering tasters at the markets of France.
Market Manners
market stall"How to deal with market stall pressure.
British Vs French Supermarket Stock
supermarketDifferences between French and British supermarket stock; how it is treated differently, and where it comes from.
Supermarket Vs Market
vegThe differences between supermarket stock and that of the markets and individual shops. What do you get for your money?

Ordering Steak
steakHow to request the ‘doneness’ of a steak in French.

Sauce Names
waiter Ever wondered what the difference is between ‘Béarnaise’ and ‘Périgordine’ sauces?


Fresh Breton  Seafood
Fresh Breton Fish & Seafood
Your guide to traditional Breton food & drink including galettes, crepes, Far Breton, local cider & moules mariniere. Also restaurant & bar reviews, wine, recipes & shops selling English & French produce in Brittany. Try our information store for explanations of French meat cuts, vegetables, seafood, sauces, steaks, markets asupermarkets.

Mouton a la cuillere

Seven hour mutton lambEasy to make, but takes a long time. See our recipe here. more...

Pintade Chouchenn

Guinea Fowl, Mead & Cider pintadeClick here to see a movie of our latest menu being prepared and read the menu more...

Merlan au Chou

Whiting with Braised Cabbage fish on cabbageOne of the many varieties of fish readily available in Brittany is the whiting or merlan... more...

Meskl gant avalou/ Moules the Breton Way

Mussels with Apple & Shallot sauce
mussels4
Ready to eat
Mussels with an Apple & Shallot sauce. The perfect meal for a cold Breton evening ... more...

Poulet au Cidre Breton

Recipe: Main
Cidre Breton
Cidre Breton
Cut onions into fine strips. Cut apples into small cubes (1cm squared). Add onions and apples to a frying pan with 2 tablespoons of butter. Cook on medium heat for 5-7 minutes until golden... more...

Breton Butter Cookies

Recipe - Biscuits
Breton butter cookies
Breton butter cookies
With an electric mixer on slow speed, cream the butter, sugar and salt together. Slowly add the egg and vanilla, continuing to beat on slow speed. ... more...

Pot-au-feu Breton (Breton stew)

Recipes - Main Tie the beef into shape and put with the knuckle of veal into a large casserole with the salt, pepper and 3 litres of water. Bring to the boil, skim and simmer gently... more...

Lobster Florentine Crepes

Recipe: Main
Lobster
Lobster
Over medium heat in a medium sized saucepan, heat butter and add garlic, onions, and mushrooms. Saute until soft. Add walnuts, black pepper, lemon, spinach and white sauce. Blend thoroughly and remove from heat... more...

Moules Marinières

Recipes - Main
Moules Marinieres
Moules Marinieres

Carefully scrub the mussels. Wash 2 or 3 times under running water, then drain. Keep in the fridge... more...

Chouchen

Chouchen
Chouchen
Chouchen is an alcoholic drink popular in Brittany. It is made from the fermentation of honey in water. It is comparable to mead...

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Cidre Breton

Origins and production Cidre BretonBreton ciders are a clear or cloudy beverage with a fine foamy head and bubbles in the body of the liquid. The colour of Breton ciders varies from straw yellow ... more...

Salt Meadow Lamb

Recipe - Main
Salt Meadow Lamb
Salt Meadow Lamb
Salt meadow lambs are widely available in the "pays d'Armor". Those from the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel and from the Breton Islands (Belle-Île, Ouessant) are particularly sought after... more...

Kouign-amann

Recipe - Dessert
Kouign Amann
Kouign-amann
From an original recipe of Douarnenez, Kouign-amann means “Butter Cake”. It is made from risen dough, with the incorporation of salted butter, using the same method as for flaky pastry... more...

Crêpes

Recipe - Dessert Breton crepesCrêpes are prepared using wheat flour and are sweet. They are usually washed down with cider or a special type of milk (“lait Ribot”)...

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Creme Brulee

Recipe - Dessert
Creme Brulee
Creme Brulee

Whisk the eggs with the sugar until pale and foamy. Add the seeds from the vanilla pod and the cold whipping cream. more...

Calamaris in White Wine

Recipe: Main Gently rinse Calamaris and pat dry. Peel and cube onions. Skin, de-seed and cube tomatoes. Gently fry onions in butter... more...


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