Rouen is one of the most important gastronomical destinations in Normandy. Normand food is not light, most dishes are prepared with cream sauces and apple flavoring. Apples are prominent under many forms: apple tart, apple pastries, apple sugar, apple jelly, apple cider, apple brandy (Calvados). The rich local milk makes excellent cheeses, the most famous of which is creamy Camembert, and the best "creme brulee" we have ever had. Rouen is famous for its Canard a la Rouennaise (Duck in blood sauce), Duck Pate, Rouen Sheep's Foot.
The numerous restaurants on Old Market Square, offer prix-fixe menus at less than FF150 for dinners comprising of an appetizer, entre, salad or cheese platter, and ...Read More