A bicycle journey through Easter Europe to go meet grand-mothers and collect their traditional recipes and culinary knowledge.
Two friends from university, recently graduated, eager to travel and discover their own continent, its traditional secrets and recipes well-kept by its grand-mothers.
A journey through Europe planned for the spring 2014
From Berlin to Constant, from the heart of Europe to its borders, through Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania.
To discover, collect and share European immaterial heritage (home cooking)
To allow the diffusion of « recipes prone to extinction »
Share grand-mothers lives, their stories, their way of life and the changes they witnessed. Create and promote intergenerational exchanges.
Gather testimonies and recipes that will be shared on our website, during exhibitions, encounters and workshops upon our return.
With an eco-friendly and universal mean of transport: the bike.
Allowing us to take time to encounter people, go freely and access remote villages and areas.
How to meet up this family and grand-mothers ?
By being host by the locals through encounters but also travelers websites such as « couch surfing », « warmeshower »
By contacting local associations (researchs before departure on internet and through personal local contacts)
By using French Institutions as intermediaries (French Institutes, Alliance Française)