Bourges City Guide

La Forestine: The Legendary Sweet


La Forestine: The Legendary Sweet

1879: La Forestine, a sinful little treat, was created during the Second Empire. Invented by the confectioner Georges Forest, this sugar sweet filled with chocolate praline, simultaneously crunchy and soft, has received many awards: a silver medal at the Paris World Fair, and a gold medal at the Colonial Exhibition. The famous Forestines are now part of France’s gastronomic heritage. When you enjoy this unique sweet you bite into a piece of legendary history! 

Found at:
Maison des Forestines
1 rue du Dr Témoin
18000 Bourges