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      Sip of the Month: Kir Breton

      Sip of the Month: Kir Breton

      A recipe for the classic French cocktail made with crème de cassis and dry cider  and a splash of Calvados. Delicious sipped by the sea or anywhere for that matter.

      Kir Breton

      KIR BRETON
      Serves 1

      INGREDIENTS
      2 tsp crème de cassis

      2 tsp Calvados
      1 champagne glass of chilled dry cider

      PROCEDURE
      Put the crème de cassis and Calvados into a champagne flute.

      Slowly top up the glass with the cider – it froths a bit so be careful – and serve.


      Photo and recipe via Diana Henry, The Telegraph 

      Playlist: Sailor Stripes

      Playlist: Sailor Stripes

      An ode to the cult classic, the Breton striped top. From the seafarers who wore it first, to Coco Chanel who introduced it to women's fashion and the likes of Pablo Picasso, Audrey Hepburn, James Dean and others who made it a classic, here is a musical tribute to the infamous stripes.


      Playlist: Sailor Stripes
      1. Breizh eo ma bro –  Olivier de Kersauson
      2. Fanny danse – Les Marins D'Irois
      3. Tri Martolod – Nolwenn Leroy
      4. Broh Gozh Va Zadoù  – Nolwenn Leroy
      5. Premiere Gymnopèdie – Erik Satie
      6. La mauvaise rèputation – Audrey Tatou
      7. Je veux – Zaz
      8. Sally's Tomato – Henry Mancini Orchestra
      9. When Your Lover Has Gone – Billy Holiday
      10. My Funny Valentine  – Frank Sinatra

      Listen on Spotify