La Mère Poulard

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In 1888, Annette Poulard opened her auberge on Mont Saint-Michel to cater for pilgrims and food lovers. They flocked to her doorstep to discover cooking that had become famous around the world. She soon became known for some 700 recipes, created throughout her life, earning her the prestigious French title 'Mère' in recognition of her culinary talents.

This was how to 'La Mère Poulard' came into being. Celebrated around the world for her famous omelette, cooked over an open fire in the large fireplace at her auberge, La Mère Poulard has remained a reference in French cooking, thanks to a varied, inventive and light cuisine that blends tradition with quality and simplicity.