A selection of bread from La Boulangerie du Centre, Viry, Haute Savoie

Give us our daily bread

There are some things in France that must never, never change. One of these is that nearly every village, town and City of France has an abundance of good boulangeries (bakeries) and patisseries.  All specialising in that wonderful french staple; bread (le pain) which comes in many shapes and sizes and flavours. Baked fresh several…

Fougasse - Fête du Pain

A Tradition in the village and Fête du Pain

In the Cernex village square there is a wonderful big wood oven and every spring at the Vide Grenier (the french equivalent to the car boot sale) it is fired up for the day to produce the most delicious fougasse bread, by a local baker.   This is a great day out for the family in our…