Normandy Biscuits

Located just near Mont St Michel, there are two shops selling Normandy biscuits and a range of other sweet treats. I visited the Ardevon shop today which also has a small cafe next door. Their range includes biscuits and cakes but I also spotted cider, fruit juices, tergoule (a Normandy specialty which is like rice […]

Easter in Normandy

The weather has been sunshine and showers so far for Easter in Normandy. However, people have still been getting out and about enjoying the events taking place over the weekend. Church services Easter church services have been taking place since Thursday and the Gavray service was on Friday evening. During the Easter period the church […]

Sainte-Mère-Église Church in Normandy

There’s a church in practically every village but there’s something special about the Sainte-Mère-Église church in Normandy. It was built in the 11th century in the Romanesque style and completed four centuries later in the Gothic style. It’s topped by a saddleback bell tower and gained a place in history on D-Day as one of […]

Les Braves On Omaha Beach

Les Braves; this beautiful steel sculpture has been on my ‘to-do’ list of places to visit for quite some time. I came across a photo of it online not long after I moved to Normandy and it mesmerized me. On a cold but sunny February day, I headed off to see ‘Les Braves’. It’s set […]

How To Bake Camembert Cheese

There’s nothing that says ‘Normandy’ quite like camembert cheese; it’s produced throughout Normandy and takes its name from the town of Camembert which is in the Calvados region. Many producers in Normandy still make camembert by hand and pour the milk mixture into moulds using ladles. The moulds are regular turned until the liquid has […]