Monthly Archives January 2015

For your information: a recent interview given by Let’s Talk About Corsica

Recently, Pari(s) sur la Corse interviewed Let’s Talk About Corsica – in French. Posting the interview for those who would like to learn more about the creation of my site; in other words, answers to the ‘why’, ‘how’, ‘who’ ‘where’ etc,.

Pari(s) sur la Corse deals with Corsican news, encounters, discoveries and motivated Corsicans undertaking new horizons.

I have attached their link below, for those who would like to read the article in full :

http://paris-sur-la-corse.com/interview-13-lets-talk-about-corsica/

 

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A choice of a traditional Epiphany Cake

Epiphany Cake                                                                         Galette des Rois Clementine Corse recipe

preparation: 40min

cooking: 40min
serves 8

2 x puff pastry

1 egg yolk

icing sugar

Pastry cream:

zest of 1 Corsican tangerine

4 small egg yolks

125g full milk

40g sugar

20g cornflour

Almond cream:

3 candied Corsican tangerines

the juice of 1 Corsican tangerine

2cl tangerine liqueur or Grand Marnier

120g ground almonds

100g icing sugar

120g soft butter

2 eggs

15g cornflour

Method for pastry cream:
Whisk the yolks with the sugar and cornflour.
Boil the milk with the zest of the Corsican tangerine. Pour over yolks while whisking...

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Rites, Rituals and the Mysterious ..

The Eye of HorusIt is not uncommon, as in many regions, to hear of customs and tales where wizards, soul hunters and mysterious forces enter into action! Corsica too holds her stories and events, where through the ages certain traditions and customs have been handed down, and yet another fascinating characteristic of this small island. It has been said, that on the night of December 24th, a large log should burn in the fireplace, and a continual burning up until December 31st, with embers alight constantly, having been shared with those of the town church. Magical prayers recited by grandparents/healers, handed down to the children and chasing all evil spirits...

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