Normandy’s craftiest beer brewers

Les Travailleurs de l’Amer Les Travailleurs de l’Amer brewery in the Manche département produces a range of beers influenced by the sea! Purchase any of these beers and you’ll be paying tribute to maritime trades like fishing, underwater exploration and oceanography, plus if you purchase the limited edition brown ale, 40 cents will also go towards…

Our fondest foodie memories

While we wait for restaurants to reopen, the team here at Normandy Tourism has taken a (short) trip down memory lane to share with you some of our favourite memories of eating out around the region… Ben Collier, Marketing Manager (English-speaking markets): Some of the fondest memories I have of eating out in Normandy are…

The Shepherdess of the Cotentin

Today, Stéphanie’s life as a shepherdess in Normandy is a far cry from her former life as a graphic designer in Paris!

A Norman rehash of bangers and mash

Earlier this week, the UK celebrated National Sausage Day. In keeping with this, we’d like to share with you a warming winter recipe from Normandy to try out tonight and keep the lockdown blues at bay!

Foodie Caen

When it comes to food, fun and festivities, Caen in Normandy ticks every box. Situated in the Calvados département, famous for its epomymous apple brandy, cider and cheeses (Livarot and Pont-l’Evêque), Caen is a lively university town boasting fantastic restaurants, bars, medieval landmarks and much more.

Five Norman cheeses you never knew existed

Camembert de Normandie, Neufchâtel, Livarot and Pont-l’Evêque need no introduction, but did you know that Normandy is actually home to 40 cheeses? Many of them are well-kept secrets and hard to find even over here in Normandy, but with a bit of luck you may get to taste a few of the five following fromages the next time you visit our yummy part of France!

Avallen, new nectar of the Normans

Sustainable drinks brand Avallen has partnered with Difford’s Guide and premium drinks distributer Mangrove UK to launch the very first World Calvados Day, which took place earlier this week on Tuesday 20 October. We caught up with Stephanie Jordan, Drinks Business’ Woman of the Year 2020 and Avallen co-founder, to find out more about Normandy’s first sustainable calvados…

Five favourite foodie memories

In these strange times of face-masks, social distancing and the rule of six, I find my mind reverts all too often back to one particular subject: food. What should I have for lunch? Dinner? Breakfast tomorrow? Is it acceptable to make another cup of coffee yet? Can I dip into that apple tart? Oh, there…

Dieppe by day

Travel writer Barnaby Eales enjoys a socially-distanced gourmet day in Dieppe… I am seated by a window in Dieppe’s Le Bistro du Pollet, one of the best fish restaurants in this refreshingly spacious Normandy seaside resort. Strolling over to the restaurant for lunch, I was struck by the fresh sea breeze and the broad streets…