Food and Drink in Normandy

neufchatel cheese

After enjoying all the sites and activities the area has to offer you will want to sample the many delicious local products and try out the restaurants.

bottles of calvados

Normandy is famous for its dairy and apple products. The local Neufchatel cheese has been made since the year 1035 in various shapes, the best known being the heart shape.

Cider, calvados and pommeau (calvados and apple juice) are made from its apples and used in many of the local dishes.

Lunch time is a good time to eat in France since the menus are of very good value then. There are several good restaurants in the area and, for lovers of fish, Dieppe has plenty of fish and crustaceans on the menus.

There is a herring festival in the autumn and the smoked fillets are particularly good.