Brittany

Discover here all that Monsieur de France presents on Brittany and its departments of Ille et Vilaine, Finistère, Morbihan, Côtes d'Armor, destinations like Rennes, Saint Malo, Brest, Saint Brieuc, Vannes, Tréguier, Paimpol, Quimper, Dinard, Dinan, Carnac... 

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How to make crêpes?

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Jérôme Prod'homme

Pancakes are a simple delicacy. An old recipe that lets you indulge yourself by varying the filling. Discover the recipe of my Aunt Nicole, from Brittany (the region of crêpes!) and make your crêpes a family success!
Tourism Brittany

Dinan: a trip to the Middle Ages

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Jérôme Prod'homme

A stopover in Dinan is like stepping back in time. And into the world of Harry Potter, too, as the Rue du Jerzual is so reminiscent of the wizards' famous shopping trail. At 75 meters above the banks of the Rance, the town of Dinan boasts an incredible medieval heritage that's well worth discovering as you stroll through the stores, before settling down on a terrace to enjoy a good crêpe.

How to make far breton ?

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Jérôme Prod'homme

It's one of Brittany's most famous recipes, and I'm sharing it with you from my friend Sylvie in Dinard, Brittany. It's true that far breton is not a light cake, but what a delight this cake and its prunes are. Discover its history and the recipe for the real Far Breton.

Scallops: a French delight

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Jérôme Prod'homme

Scallops are so good. You can find them on the coasts of France and the French have loved cooking them for a long time. With Monsieur de France, discover some recipes to make scallops sublime.
So French Brittany

Why not wear a marinière?

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Jérôme Prod'homme

t's an item of clothing that's already several centuries old, with references to it dating back to the 19th century. Long reserved for sailors, it was brought into fashion by Coco Chanel, and is still as popular today, particularly in Brittany where it is so easily worn by women and men. It's comfortable and goes well with the simple outfits we like to wear to be comfortable while retaining a touch of chic.

Le kouign Amann: butter, sugar and Brittany

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Jérôme Prod'homme

Kouign amann, a Breton speciality, is pronounced kouign amann in Breton and the translation simply reveals the recipe: kouign is cake, amann is butter, so it's a butter cake, and it's the least we can say about what the New York Times described in 2011 as "the greasiest pastry in Europe". It's greasy, to be sure, but it's also delicious, as evidenced by the fact that another American media outlet has placed it in the top 40 best dishes of all time.
Tourism Brittany

Saint Malo what to see and what to know

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Jérôme Prod'homme

As you prepare to discover Saint Malo, Monsieur de France takes you on a tour of the most interesting sites to visit and, above all, a wealth of anecdotes to help you find out more about the famous privateer city. A city with a fascinating history, which has seen many periods of glory in its history, proud of its roots but always looking to the future, a city with a soul that is embodied in many symbols but also, and above all, in the Malouines and Malouins. not french, not breton, i am malouin" as they say, and it's true!

How to make your own salted butter caramel? Go in Brittany

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Jérôme Prod'homme

It is one of the great culinary pleasures that Brittany, which has already invented many, offers to those who offer to discover its gastronomy: the salted butter caramel. Butter, salted moreover, and in sugar, admit that it was necessary to dare! And it is an absolute delight, to be savored with pancakes for example. Monsieur de France gives you here, with his agreement, the recipe of his Breton aunt : marie-Annig.
Tourism Brittany

Visit Combourg: Breton castle and cradle of Romanticism

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Jérôme Prod'homme

It is a magnificent castle in any season thanks to its immense park whose trees are of an absolute green in summer and take tawny tints in autumn. Located between Rennes and Saint Malo, a little out of the way, the Combourg castle is beautiful and austere at the same time. It is a place that gives off something. Maybe because it is here that François René de Châteaubriand lived his childhood, he who invented this literary current so exciting that is the romanticism.
Tourism Brittany

Dinard: when a British air blows on Brittany

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Jérôme Prod'homme

It is one of the most beautiful cities of Brittany, and the most beautiful seaside resort of this region which counts so many: Dinard. A small port, originally, became the favorite of rich English or American who made it the Monaco Breton. Dinard is several hundreds of villas, each more beautiful than the other, a magnificent seafront, very nice culinary spots and the most beautiful view possible on ... Saint Malo. With Monsieur de France discover the British Beauty of Brittany: