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…

Les Gets, Morzine, Lac Montriond summer views

The French Alps in Summer…

It’s been a while since I posted on my blog and I’ve been missing it.  After a busy time lately, I’m spending a few days in the French Alps.  I LOVE the alps in summer almost dare I say it more than in winter.  The landscape, the mountains standing majestic adorned in green, the beauty, the…

Savoyard Kringle

Savoyard fusion Estonian Kringle

As promised in my last post here is a recipe that I have adapted to create a Savoyard fusion kringle.  The Kringle bread hails from Estonia and a very fine and versatile bread recipe this is.  The ideas for fillings both savoury and sweet are endless and most of the fun is creating your own.…

Looking down on Chamonix

La Bergerie de Plan Praz, Chamonix, Haute Savoie

Now this was a dinner with a difference! A dinner Spectacular! La Bergerie Restaurant is situated at 2000m this is at the mid station of Plan Praz accessed from the Brevent telecabine in Chamonix. La Bergerie run special events during the summer and this was a really great experience. A medieval style dinner and an…