Gougères and Rosé Wine Recipe a fine French aperitif snack for the hot weather

A lovely cheesy snack often served in France when tasting wine at a vineyard. Easy to make and the perfect accompaniment for a chilled glass of Rose wine. Preheat over to 200 deg / Gas 6 Put butter and water in a pan, melt over low heat and turn up high to boil and addContinue reading “Gougères and Rosé Wine Recipe a fine French aperitif snack for the hot weather”

Our stay at a Burgundy Wine Domain and a silent breakfast with the vigneron

For double the pleasure of touring the vineyards of France you can also actually stay with a winemaker. One of the occasions when we did this was in 2004 in the small village of Quincey just outside of Nuits Saint Georges, Burgundy. Dufouleur Pere Et Fils are old established winemakers based in Nuits St GeorgesContinue reading “Our stay at a Burgundy Wine Domain and a silent breakfast with the vigneron”

Vézelay Basilica of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ENJOY MY FRENCH TRAVEL BOOKS and imagine touring France once again

The Cremerie was exactly what is suggest in Paris. It sold butter and milk and other dairy products but quite often they had tables set out. Customers could enjoy a Plat du jour and a carafe of wine. Most often the tables were occupied by the same people each day as they were very much the local restaurant of people nearby. The food was cheap and very authentic to Paris and the time period.

Gougères and Rosé Wine Recipe a fine French aperitif snack for the hot weather

A lovely cheesy snack often served in France when tasting wine at a vineyard. Easy to make and the perfect accompaniment for a chilled glass of Rose wine. 50 g Butter 145ml Cold water 62 g Plain flour 2 Eggs, Large & beaten 50 g Gruyere Salt – a large pinch Pepper to taste AContinue reading “Gougères and Rosé Wine Recipe a fine French aperitif snack for the hot weather”

Vézelay Basilica of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ENJOY MY FRENCH TRAVEL BOOKS and imagine touring France once again

The Cremerie was exactly what is suggest in Paris. It sold butter and milk and other dairy products but quite often they had tables set out. Customers could enjoy a Plat du jour and a carafe of wine. Most often the tables were occupied by the same people each day as they were very much the local restaurant of people nearby. The food was cheap and very authentic to Paris and the time period.