Every region of France has its own particular cheeses. Back in the time of General de Gaulle, France had 246 cheeses - and it has quite a few more than that now, given the large number of new products, inventions or copies of traditional cheeses, that have emerged from France's hundreds of dairy companies in the past 20 years.
Pastry is the name given to various kinds of baked products made from ingredients such as flour, sugar, milk, butter, shortening, baking powder, and eggs. Small tarts and other sweet baked products are called "pastries."
Gelato Bar at Las Vegas, NV. Gelato is the Italian word for ice cream, derived from the Latin word "gelātus". In English it generally refers to varieties of ice cream made in a traditional Italian style.