It’s soft and can be broken into pieces for easy eating.In France today, even children are taught to respect the importance of bread and its role in filling the stomachs of a nation.This resembles a pizza, but with light granulated sugar on top – tastes good with berries. The cooking in Normandy is often very fatty and extremely generous.
But I felt it deserved recognition since it was used as a substitute for quite a while.
Alsace has a German influence because of its nearness to the German border.
It boasts a wide variety of bread, and is sometimes called the “bread capital” of France.
But there’s also: · Kougelhopf – a fluffy bread baked in an earthenware mold · Birnewecke – rich bread made up of pears, raisins, and nuts simmered with Kirsch (a clear fruit brandy) and then baked in a mold.
· Easter crown – a cylinder stuffed with raisins and almond paste and covered with glace icing.