Flavors of France > Nord-Pas-de-Calais
It is the country of strong cheeses
River fish in a fish broth with vegetable julienne
White meat in terrine
Pot au feu with beef, veal, lamb, pork, with a lot of vegetables. Sometimes with an oxtail.
Beef stew in beer with brown sugar
Bêtises de Cambrai : candy
Quinquin : fruit candy
Couque : cake.
Galopin : pain perdu
Goyère : farmer heese pie
Cramique : sugar brioche
Feluche : dough cooked in a mold and stuffed with brown sugar
Chicory - the roots are in the North. It comes in the form of a liquid, as grains or as a powder. It is mostly grown in Nord-Pas de Calais. It was used during the World Wars in particular as a substitute for coffee. However, it is still the tradition here to put a few grains in our coffee today. Follow step by step the making process and taste it in ice cream, smoothie, pancake...
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