Brittany cuisine

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Why the cuisine of
Brittany is special

Although Brittany cooking is relatively simple fare, its food ingredients are superb.

Famous specialties
of Brittany


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.)

Gigot d'Agneau

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.

Cotriade Bretonne

A soup-stew made with a mix of fish.

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