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…

Views from the Terrace of Lake Annecy

Chalet La Pricaz on La Col de la Forclaz, Haute Savoie

This is more than just a restaurant recommendation, this is a great day out with some of the most outstanding views the Haute Savoie has to offer.  Chalet La Pricaz can be found at the top of one of the better known alpine cycling climbs which has been included in ‘Le Tour de France’ only…

making Tartiflette Couronne

Tartiflette Couronne

When living in the Haute Savoie one must realise it really is all about cheese and that star of the cheese stage here is Reblochon as I have mentioned a few times in previous posts.  The main dish featured on every discerning savoyard menu is the classic tartiflette.  However I have spent sometime trying to…

Fromagerie, Viry

La Fromagerie, Viry

La Fromagerie was a very special find!  This is a low key gem of a local Savoyarde restaurant on the side of the road between Viry and Valleiry in the Haute Savoie and only about 30 minutes from Geneva. La Fromagerie is so much more than a restaurant, it is an epicerie selling local and…

Reblochon Frittata

Reblochon Frittata

Reblochon cheese is so versatile, it can be used in many ways and a variety of dishes as well as being a tasty cheese on a cheese board. Reblochon comes in several qualities and ages depending on whether it is for eating or cooking.  This soft cheese with an edible rind has a distinctive slightly…