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Bresse

(brĕs), region, in Burgundy, E France, between the Ain and Saône rivers. Bourg-en-Bresse is the historic capital. A fertile farm area, it is famous for its chickens and wines. To the south is the Dombes, a region dotted with thousands of ponds, partially drained and reclaimed. Bresse was part of the duchy of SavoySavoy
, Fr. Savoie, Alpine region of E France. The boundaries of old Savoy have changed with time, but presently the region comprises the departments of Savoie and Haute-Savoie.
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 until 1601, when it was ceded to France along with Bugey (a district between the Ain and the Rhône) and the Territory of Gex. All three were added to Burgundy prov.
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At that time [the mid-1980s] it was full," the alley's manager, Georges Bresse, explains with an emphasis that betrays how unlikely such a situation has become now.
Dads in particular will appreciate the manly portions of andouillette (pork offal sausage), Bresse hen and, of course, an excellent selection of wines from Beaujolais and the Cotes du Rhone.
Her cousin Joe Bresse plays football at Nichols, and another cousin, Steve Bresse, plays lacrosse at Assumption.
He''ll be showing us how to rustle up poulet de Bresse cuit en vessie, and pied de cochon farci aux morilles.
This location was previously home to furniture retailer Reimann and Bresse, and is particularly well suited for food, footwear and apparel.
AoMost chefs demand chickens from Bresse,Ao the 28-year-old Hache adds.
Gavand-Prudent, which reports an annual turnover of 6 million euro, produces volaille de Bresse, an AOC label.
The cockerels are reared on grain and skimmed milk, much in the same way as the La Bresse poultry of Burgundy, to produce the very finest fleshed chicken.
Most memorable meal: Poulet bresse with 40 cloves of garlic at Tante Paulette, a small restaurant in Lyon, France.
There we were, triumphant on top of one of the 4,000-foot gently-ballooning peaks near La Bresse on a bleak October day.
Aime and Laurie Bresse live at 61 Paige Hill Road with their two sons, Tyler, 17, and Trevor, 13.
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