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A long time stronghold of the dukes of Burgundy, the Franche-Comté, at the border of Switzerland, is an area which was attached completely to the kingdom of France only under Louis XIV. At the XIXth century, it is in County that the Prussians stopped the Second Empire. Today made up of the Haute-Saône, of the Territory of Belfort, Doubs and the Jura, the Franche-Comté is an area where it makes good food, proud its traditions and of its culture. Here, proximity of Switzerland obliges, the clock industry was a long time famous and even if the superb clocks comtoises are generally found in the museums, the clock making Masters knew to start again an industry a time died. In addition to the clock industry, the Franche-Comté is also the fatherland of the pipes, the toy or of the spectacle industry...

If the francs-comtois were remarkable craftsmen during the centuries, the gastronomy is also famous. In winter, when the air is refreshed, do not miss all the savour of a good Saucisse de Morteau, accompanied by "rösti" (wafers of potato) and by a salad of "cramaillots" (dandelions). The wild mushrooms put out of preserve lovingly will scent some of the best dishes of our gastronomy. For the amateurs, the Jura will astonish you by a Vin Jaune from Arbois with cider, nut and almonds flavour which is sometimes confused with the wine of straw, another Jura's curiosity. But the fame of the area passes undoubtedly by the cheeses and the most famous one is the Comté with the yellow and fruity paste, but also Cancoillotte, the Blue de Gex or the Mont d'Or which can be consumed hot, with the small spoon...

Produits du terroir en Franche-Comté

About AFTouch-cuisine

With, we invite you to pull off the éCommunication Superhighwayé for a moment and roam the back roads of the French countryside to discover the regional French food, French recipes cuisine and the wonderful people of the past and of the present who are behind French cooking world-wide reputation. A.F.Touch cuisine will offer you all the specialties of the French food. Each specialty is presented within its regional context accompanied by a list of traditional producers, guardians of tradition and expertise which have been handed down from generation to generation

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Couet ivan
Webmaster, developpeur and designer. Couet Ivan
Asfaux Patrick
French staring chef, sharing his recipes and his passion for cooking. Asfaux Patrick
Dubarry Stéphane
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