Behind the French Menu
Updated March 2017
The native European bilberry is a small bluish-black berry similar to, but smaller than, the American Bilberry and the blueberry.
European bilberries on your menu:
It was Napoléon III who established French Indo-China, that included much of today’s Vietnam. From this colony, many thousands of Vietnamese came to France for government services, trade, school, and university. Not all went home and some opened restaurants. On the menu listing above the spring rolls have been adapted by a French or Vietnamese chef for a fusion dessert.
On the culinary side of France's quest for Empire it created thousands of North African, West African, Caribbean, Indian, Indian Ocean, Chinese, Vietnamese and Polynesian restaurants that you will find all over France.
Myro the aperitif of the Ardeche
in the department of Haute-Savoie.
Photograph courtesy of Martin.Menu
Bilberries in other languages:
Vaccinium myrtillus). Some translations come from Google Translate© and some from Wikipaedia Copyright,