Meeting the makers of Legendary Reblochon cheese in Haute Savoie

21 Nov

“This is a little corner of Paradise” says the old lady throwing her arms wide and indicating at the window of her farmhouse in the mountains of Haute Savoie, not far from Annecy. We are sitting in her kitchen on a July afternoon and it is unseasonably cloudy – a rarity for this month she […]

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The history of Reblochon cheese and how to eat it

20 Nov

Rebochon is one of the tastiest cheeses of France. It’s made in the mountains of the Haute Savoie from cows milk. The name Reblochon derives from the word ‘reblocher’ which literally translated means: ‘to pinch a cow’s udder again’. The origins of Reblochon cheese So just where did how did this scrumptious cheese get its […]

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It’s beginning to feel a bit like Christmas Newsletter from France

19 Nov

Bonjour Hope you had a great week. Here in my little French corner there is a debate going on. Someone in a village close by has put their Christmas lights on already which has really got everyone talking. Normally you wouldn’t even know it was Christmas here in the middle of nowhere until about three […]

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Magnificent Michelin starred La Grenouillère restaurant, Montreuil-sur-Mer

8 Nov

  As you approach the little village of La Madeleine-sous-Montreuil from the historic hill top town of Montreuil-sur-Mer you can’t help but feel the stress and strife of life simply slip away as the landscape changes from cobbled medieval town to stunning bucolic countryside. A ravishing little hotel and an internationally famous restaurant In the […]

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