Specialty in Nouvelle-Aquitaine



It’s the region of the Atlantic and there are Pyrenees Mountains in the south of the region. We can find the culture and foods in the Basque country.



【Port wine】

There are vast wine fields near Bordeaux. The type of grape is the cavern, the sauvignon and the merlot. The wine fields are in the south and the east of Bordeaux.

【Cannulé】

It’s a cake of Bordeaux. The form looks like the Gugelhupf but is smaller than the Gugelhupf. Although we can buy this cake anywhere in France, there is a special cake shop in Bordeaux.

【Garbure】

It’s a regional soup in Pyrenees. It includes the cabbage, the ham and the cheese.

【Basque culture】

The region near Pyrenees like Bayonne is the Basque country. We find Basque style buildings with the decoration of red or green. In addition, there is a traditional costume, sport and festival. We can learn about them in a museum in Bayonne. The symbol of Basque is the windwheel.

Raw ham】

It’s the specialty in the Basque. We eat it as the salads or the appetizer.

Axoa】

It’s the specialty in the Basque. We cook the minced meat and vegetables with the tomato.

【Piperade】

It’s the specialty in the Basque. It’s the omelet with the ham.

Chicken of Basque(Poulet Basquaise)】

It’s the specialty in the Basque. It’s the chicken with the tomato sauce and the vegetables.

Tarte of Basque(Tarte Basquaise)】

It’s the specialty in the Basque. It’s the tarte with the tomato sauce, so it’s like a pizza.

【Cake of Basque(Gâteau Basque)】

It’s a regional cake. It’s the black cherry cake with the almond cookie.

【Macaron of Basque(Macaron Basquais)】

It’s a regional cake. It’s not the macaron that we buy in a cake shop at present. It’s like an almond cookie.

【Mamia】

It’s the white cheese in this region. We eat it with the honey.

Chocolate】

We say that the cacao and the chocolate arrived in Bayonne from the Spain for the first time in France. So, there are chocolate shops in the city. In particular, Cazenave is the most famous chocolate shop for the hot chocolate.

【Linen fabric】

It’s the linen of the Basque. They use the red or green as the symbol of the Basque for the linen. There is a windwheel as the symbol of the Basque as well.

コメント