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Why the cuisine of
Brittany is special
Although Brittany cooking is relatively simple fare, its food ingredients are superb.
Brittany is the crepe capital of the world. The oversized panfried pancakelike crepes can be made of wheat or buckwheat flour and filled with sweet or savory ingredients.
Coquilles St. Jacques
Creamed scallops served in their shell.
Homard a l'Armoricaine
Lobster cooked in and served with a garlicky tomato sauce. (The name is sometimes spelled Homard a l'Americaine.)
Brittany's acclaimed leg of lamb is cooked with various recipes and cooking methods. The presale Iamb (reared on seaside salt marshes) is highly esteemed.
A soup-stew made with a mix of fish.
French Classical Cuisine