Musings

Writings about terroir, food, and food culture.
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Le Pays Dinners

Pays de Bretagne

South of Pays de Normandie and north of the mouth of the Loire River at Nantes lies the picturesque peninsula of Brittany which juts out like a nose from the French mainland and boasts more than double the coastline of California at 1,700 miles. Notoriously rough and dangerous, the coastal area of Brittany is barbed with sharp rocks and is [...]
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Le Pays Dinners

Pays de Loire

This week for Pays de Loire, Cadre is presenting a wild game-focused menu to represent the regions of Maine, Anjou, and the Vendéen bocage of [...]
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Le Pays Dinners

Pays de Centre Val

Although the furthest tendrils of the Loire River reach from its mouth at the Atlantic Ocean all the way to the geographical center of France [...]
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Le Pays Dinners

Pays de Limousin-Auvergne

There are many ways of dividing the country of France: Geographically, culturally, and gastronomically.  This week Cadre is traveling north from Toulouse into a region [...]
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Le Pays Dinners

Pays de Toulouse

The great French historian, Fernand Braudel once called France “the isthmus of Europe”. If this is the case then to draw a comparison to our [...]
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Recipe

Bouillabaisse: Live Cooking Demo with Cap Times

We were happy to participate in the first event of a video cooking series with the Cap Times. For this event, Cap Times food editor Lindsay [...]
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Le Pays Dinners

Pays de Normandie

Along with Burgundy, Alsace, and Champagne, there are a few other regions in France with the name recognition of Normandy. The significance of the region [...]
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