Gastronomic Destinations: France-Bretagne (2): Saturday Market in Rennes

Rennes in Bretagne is a big city and is considered the capital of the whole region!
It a big population to feed and a big market is held there every Saturday with more than 300 shops selling their wares indoors and outdoors!
It is definitely worth a slow visit!
Let’s have a look at what could be found during the last Saturday of August!

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Melons from Southern France!
Of course, not all products were local, but they were all French!

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Mirabelles from Lorraine!

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Nectarines from the Gard!

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Local vegetables!

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Garlic and echalottes!

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Bretagne is the biggest producer of artichokes!

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Black figs from the South!

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Watermelons from the South!

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Tomatoes!

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Celeriac!

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Lettuce!

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Olives from the South!

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Dried fruit!

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Pimentoes and paprika!

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Onions!

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Cauliflower!

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Broccoli and romanesco!

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Potimarron pumpkins!

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Bretagne was the first to grow strawberries domestically in the World in the 18th Century!

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More pumpkins!

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More pimentoes and paprikas!

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Wild cep mushrooms form the South!

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Wild chanterelles!

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Violet turnips, celeriac and frizzled cabbage!

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Cheese!

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Pork!

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More cheese!

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Quiches!

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More pork!

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Pizzas and pies!

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Terrines!

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Rabbit (center!)!

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Beef!

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Sausages!

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More terrines and sausages!

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More of the same!

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Chinese cuisine!

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Couscous!

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Local craft beers!

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Whole roasted chickens!

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Traditional bonbons!

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Incredible cheese!

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Local traditional jams!

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Traditional confectioner in Breton costume!

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Beignets!

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Candied fruit!

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Looked so delicious!

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Rock crabs!
More than half of Bretagne is washed by the sea!

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Busy stand!

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Lobsters!

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Mussles!

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Seafood galore!

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Pumpkins and zucchini of all shapes!

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Beautiful eggplants!

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Fish galore!

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Crabs and lobsters!

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More cheese!
So elegant!

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Escargots!

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Bio bread!

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Street music!

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Succulent plants! Not for food!

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More succulent plants!

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Cacti!

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Traditional Breton cakes!

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And radishes to take away!
Mind you there also a lot of flowers on sale!

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2 thoughts on “Gastronomic Destinations: France-Bretagne (2): Saturday Market in Rennes”

  1. Lovely visual “compte rendu” 🙂 Thank you for reminding me how lucky I am to live so close to France… I hope you have had you dose of kouignamann 😉

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