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June 30, 2012

Taste Le Tour (2012)

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Taste Le Tour 2011

Can you believe it? The little food segment that accompanies the yearly Tour de France bicycle race is now in its eighth year! As per usual, there will be another 21 recipes this year from every region of the race which begins in the Belgian town of Liège starting tonight on SBS ONE at 10pm. After spending three days in Belgium, the Tour will proceed to France through the regions of the Nord Pas de Calais, Picardy, Normandy, Champagne, Lorraine, Franche Compté, the Rhône Alps, Languedoc-Roussillon, Midi-Pyrénées, Aquitaine, Limousin and the Central region, before ending up in Paris.

Le Tour de France 2012

Saturday, June 30, 2012: Prologue – Liège > Liège
Liègoise salad with mussels recipe (salade Liègoise aux moules)

Sunday, July 1, 2012: Stage 1 – Liège > Seraing
Belgian chocolate mousse recipe (mousse au chocolate Belge)

Monday, July 2, 2012: Stage 2 – Visé > Tournai
Leek tart recipe (flamishe aux poireaux)

Tuesday, July 3, 2012: Stage 3 – Orchies > Boulogne-sur-Mer
Mackerel the Flemish way recipe (maquereau à la Flamande)

Wednesday, July 4, 2012: Stage 4 – Abbeville > Rouen
Fish stew from Dieppe recipe (marmite Dieppoise)

Thursday, July 5, 2012: Stage 5 – Rouen > Saint-Quentin
Rhubarb and raspberry gratin recipe (gratin à la rhubarbe et aux framboises)

Friday, July 6, 2012: Stage 6 – Épernay > Metz
Oysters in champagne sabayon recipe (huîtres au sabayon de champagne)

Saturday, July 7, 2012: Stage 7 – Tomblaine > La Planche des Belles Filles
Rum savarin recipe (savarin au rhum)watch video

Sunday, July 8, 2012: Stage 8 – Belfort > Porrentruy
Veal and mushroom sauce and rösti recipe (veau sauté aux champignons et rösti)

Monday, July 9, 2012: Stage 9 – Arc-et-Senans > Besançon
Hare and wine stew recipe (civet de lièvre au vin d’Arbois)

Wednesday, July 11, 2012: Stage 10 – Mâcon > Bellegarde-sur-Valserine
Grandmother’s chicken casserole recipe (poulet cocotte grandmère)

Thursday, July 12, 2012: Stage 11 – Albertville > La Toussuire – Les Sybelles
Savoy potato gratin recipe (gratin Savoyard)watch video

Friday, July 13, 2012: Stage 12 – Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne > Annonay Davézieux
Roast figs with caramelised nuts recipe (figues rôties aux noix caramelisées)

Saturday, July 14, 2012: Stage 13 – Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux > Le Cap d’Agde
Crayfish gratin recipe (langouste gratinée)

Sunday, July 15, 2012: Stage 14 – Limoux > Foix
Baked trout with herbs and bacon recipe (truite rôtie aux herbes et lardons)

Monday, July 16, 2012: Stage 15 – Samatan > Pau
Beef cheek stew in Madiran wine recipe (estoufat de joue de boeuf au Madiran)

Wednesday, July 18, 2012: Stage 16 – Pau > Bagnères-de-Luchon
Peaches and apricots poached in Jurançon wine recipe (verrine de pêches et abricots au vin de Jurançon)

Thursday, July 19, 2012: Stage 17 – Bagnères-de-Luchon > Peyragudes
Lamb and bean stew recipe (pistache de mouton)

Friday, July 20, 2012: Stage 18 – Blagnac > Brive-la-Gaillarde
Cherry and hazelnut cake recipe (gâteau aux cerises et aux noisettes)

Saturday, July 21, 2012: Stage 19 – Bonneval > Chartres
French toasted brioche recipe (brioche perdue)

Sunday, July 22, 2012: Stage 20 – Rambouillet > Paris Champs-Élysées
Roast rack of lamb with spring vegetables recipe (carré d’agneau rôti aux légumes printaniers)

Bonus Recipes – Confit Fruit Cake Loaf and Lemon Delicious (Gabriel Gatè) Recipes from Gabriel Gaté’s new cookbook, 100 Best Cakes and Desserts

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