Discover Burgundy’s gourmet trilogy
PAIN D’ÉPICES Mulot et Petitjean
13 Place Bossuet 21000 Dijon Tel: (Fr) 3 80 30 07 10 mulotpetitjean.fr Established in 1796, Mulot et Petitjean is the go-to place for pain d’épices. The shop occupies an attractive building with criss-crossed red timbers, and you’ll find traditional handmade gingerbread alongside specialities including nonnettes (gingerbread filled with a jam centre) and glacé mince (covered in a layer of icing and sugar). The firm has two more shops in Dijon and another in Beaune. MUSTARD La Moutarderie Fallot 31 Rue du Faubourg Bretonnière 21200 Beaune Tel: (Fr) 3 80 22 10 02 fallot.com The last independent mustard mill in Burgundy, family-owned Fallot was established in 1840 and has been passed down to current manager Marc Désarménien. Take the interactive ‘ Découvertes’ tour and follow the journey from seed to jar, before finishing your visit at the sampling station in the factory shop where you can try before you buy. Fallot flavours include tarragon, cassis and pain d’épices. Be sure to taste the gingerbread – the flavour combination is a revelation.
BLACKCURRANTS La Ferme Fruirouge
2 Place de l’église 21700 Nuits-saint-georges Tel: (Fr) 3 80 62 36 25 fruirouge.fr Situated in the hamlet of Concoeur, La Ferme Fruirouge is run by fourth-generation farmer Sylvain Olivier and his wife Isabelle. The farm specialises in the organic production of blackcurrants and other berries, and the shop sells a plethora of blackcurrantbased products that are made on-site, from jams and mustards to crème de cassis and even vodka.