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Candlemas: 5 things to know about buckwheat pancakes

e distinction between crepes and galettes. Pancakes are eaten rather sweet and are prepared with white flour or wheat flour. On the other hand, Breton galettes are eaten rather salty and are made with black wheat flour also called buckwheat flour. In creperies, even if the recipes may vary, ...


Clohars-Carnoët: first Breton town to obtain the European City of Sport label

A small town that lives sports in a big way With 4333 inhabitants at the year, Clohars-Carnoët is a small Breton town in South Finistère. But it has a particularity: sports practice occupies a place of choice there, thanks to a rich local associative fabric and to many facilities dedicated to the ...


Locronan in Brittany: 5 things to do on site

ated to this saint. The church of Saint-Ronan was built in the 15th century by the Dukes of Brittany. This majestic granite building is a jewel of Breton ogival art. You will be able to admire a 1485 master window representing the Passion of Christ. This church is just one of the architectural ...


Explore Quimper, the city of art and history of Brittany

Quimper history Quimper was founded in Roman times, but by 495 AD it had become a bishopric. Quimper takes its name from the Breton word kemper, which means 'confluence of two rivers', referring to the Steir and the Odet. Since the 17th century, Quimper has been known for its ceramics and ear ...


Pastry: 5 tips to lighten cakes

and kouign-amann are so high in calories, it is of course because of the high proportion of butter in the recipe. But, unless you're making these Breton recipes where butter is a must, in more ordinary cakes, it's possible to replace the fat with applesauce. This first trick to lighten cakes ...


Candlemas: the world tour of pancakes in 5 specialties

ht: Yosomono 2- Baghirs in the Maghreb The baghirs, also known as thousand-hole pancakes, are a culinary specialty of North Africa. Unlike our Breton pancakes or American pancakes, they are not prepared exclusively from wheat flour, but from wheat flour and semolina. Another peculiarity is ...


Trip to England: 10 places to visit in Cornwall

publication shared by ???E (@gemmak500) 4- Land's End At Land's End, Cornwall's south coast takes on the feel of the end of the world. Like our Breton Finistère, this must-see attraction marks 'the end of the earth'. It is indeed the most southwestern point in all of Britain! Many walks ar ...