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Seafood, Apples & Cheese

It would appear that life in Normandy revolves, gastronomically speaking, around three key ingredients – seafood, apples and cheese. Thankfully, I’m partial to all three. When we rolled off the ferry into Le Havre we headed straight for the beautiful fishing town of Honfleur, where I’d heard the seafood was fantastic. 833 more words

My Food Odyssey

June reblogged this on My Food Odyssey and commented:

The next installment from our European food tour covers the three mainstays of Normandy food products - seafood, apples and cheese. All are among my favourite foods!

Sunny Somerset

Is 11am too early to start tasting cider? On a gloriously sunny morning in Somerset it seems like the logical and sensible thing to do. We plan on doing the cider / Calvados route in Normandy, so I feel it would be good to do some research here, for comparison. 375 more words

My Food Odyssey

June reblogged this on My Food Odyssey and commented:

The first of the posts from our European Tour Revisited. I'll warn you now that there's another one tomorrow - I was clearly enthusiastic at the beginning! Things settle down a bit after that, quickly becoming quite sparse. I really hope you enjoy them!

Christian Drouin Sélection

Maker: Coeur de Lion distillery, Coudray-Rabut, Lisieux, Calvados, France.

Age: Under three years.

ABV: 40%

Price: $40 (Binny’s)

Note: Single distilled. Made from a combination of apples and pears. 252 more words

Brandy

Looking To Brandy’s Past For Clues About Its Future

American Brandy distillation has a very rich heritage. Brandy was first distilled on Staten Island in December of 1640 by Cornelius Toun. Some historians think this was probably apple brandy but Joe Heron from… 807 more words

American Brandy

Copper & Kings Floodwall and 3 Marlenas Apple Brandy Reviews


While most distillers in Kentucky are busy making whiskey, Louisville’s Copper & Kings is preaching the word of American brandy to whoever listens.  I’ve been a fan of what Joe Heron and company are doing since first tasting their brandy last year.   328 more words

Reviews

Latkes and Libations

Gimel-let

2 oz vodka
1/2 Dry Vermouth
1/4 oz Calvados
1/4 oz Lemon Juice
Few dashes Orange Bitters

Combine ingredients in a glass with ice, shake, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.   339 more words

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