This is a traditional recipe from the Champagne region of France, where the local soft cheese is used as the base for a pizza-like tart of mushrooms and cream.
This is a traditional sauce, spread and filling found in the Champagne Region of France. Chaource is a cow's milk cheese from the region, and is similar in texture to Camembert, though it is more similar in flavor to Brie. You can serve the sauce in a variety of settings, including in pastries, pies or on toast.
This map outlines the major palaces of the Île-de-France region that are open to the public. I have sorted them roughly by the primary architectural style they represent. While some palaces, such as Versailles and Fontainebleau, are already UNESCO Heritage sites, most of the palaces on this list are worth visiting in their own right.
Yes, but realistic expectations may be required. More tourists will visit Paris in a typical year than any other European city. So objectively, there must be something here worth seeing, right? Let's take a look at why you may or may not want to visit Paris.