Flavors of Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Flavors of Nord-Pas-de-Calais
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Bêtises de Cambrai
Flavors of Nord-Pas-de-Calais 1
Regional products
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It is the country of strong cheeses

. Maroilles
* Mont des Cats
* Mimolette (or Boule de Lille)
* Boulette d'Avesnes
* Crottins Avesnois
* Tomme de Cambrai

Some regional culinary classics
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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

Some specialities
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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

Flavors of Nord-Pas-de-Calais 5

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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