Smoked Salmon Tartiflette - from Taste of Savoie

Smoked Salmon Tartiflette

The tartiflette can be found in many guises as chefs in the Rhone Alps region find ways of making a ‘fusion’ dish using the local Reblochon cheese from Haute Savoie.  It is one of those dishes that you just can’t get enough of especially after a good hike in the mountains, or an exhilarating cycle…

Cycling to Samoëns - French Alps

The French Alps in summer part 2 – From Samoëns to High Altitude dining!

Cycling to Samoëns through the valley I was afforded some beautiful views of the surrounding countryside with mountains looming above.  On arrival in Samoëns the market was in full swing offering local produce and crafts, this happens every Wednesday. A morning coffee stop provided a real treat, the boulangerie La Jaÿsinia has a house speciality La Galette…