In this article, we share how you can celebrate Alsace Fan Day in Australia tomorrow.
What is Alsace Fan Day?
Fans of Alsace come together all over the world on 24th June of each year to celebrate Alsace, its art de vivre and the talents of its inhabitants, its history and the beauty of the country, its symbols and its values.
In 2021, for the 4th year, there will be live crosses to Alsace Fan Day events across the world to connect all the Alsatians, of heart and of roots, during the whole day over the time zones.
Where to celebrate Alsace Fan Day in Australia?
Romain Bapst from Lutèce Culinary Friends is holding an Alsatian lunch and dinner at Moda Tapas Brasa Bar at the Barracks. On the menu: truffle baeckeoffe, trout mousseline and pinot gris choucroute as well as Belle Alsace vacherin ice cream cake. The menu will be accompanied by corresponding Alsatian wines. It costs $120 per person.
Bretzels and live cross from Luna Park
Due to the Melbourne restrictions, the dinner originally planned will not take place. However, Serge Thomann, delegate of the Union Internationale des Alsaciens has organised an event to celebrate Alsace Fan Day in Melbourne. He invites you to join other Alsatians in front of Luna Park in St Kilda for a live cross. Eat bretzels and celebrate Alsace!
A take-away Alsatian menu
Yolaine from Frenchilicious Kitchen proposes a 100% Alsatian menu for Alsace Fan Day!
On the à la carte menu is a chicken with a Riesling sauce with home-made spaetzle which is perfect to celebrate the day:
If there’s no official event in your city, you can still celebrate Alsace Fan Day in Australia at home. Buy some Alsatian pinot gris, riesling or Gewürztraminer. Cook up some Alsatian recipes like chouchoute, flammenkeuche, baeckeoffe, cordon bleu, vol-au-vent, spaetzle, fleischnacka or bretzel.
How will you celebrate Alsace Fan Day in Australia?
For other events happening in June, take a look at our What’s on in June article