Tag Archives: black truffles

Getting the most from Sunday’s events

This posting will provide you with an easy-to-follow three-stop itinerary for your enjoyment this coming Sunday (December 8), provided that you will be in the Greater Daglan Area on that date. The focus of my suggestions is the Christmas market, … Continue reading

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Double your truffle

I’m not sure that Daglan will become known as the Truffle Capital of the World, but our village is definitely taking the tubers seriously. This past summer, it opened a weekly market for summer truffles (see “Our new truffle market … Continue reading

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Back to LPP (and let the blogging begin!)

Today we return to blogging, after a lengthy winter break. And today, at lunch, my wife Jan and I returned to Le Petit Paris. At lunch, we realized that this coming September will mark a 20-year history with Le Petit … Continue reading

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Truffle heaven

The Greater Daglan Area, or GDA, is known for producing excellent black truffles. And the Michelin-starred restaurant Le Gindreau is known for producing excellent dishes with them. And so it was that on this past Thursday — when my wife … Continue reading

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Making butter better

Avid readers — and particularly those with long memories and a food obsession — may remember my posting about our Christmas Day lunch at the wonderful restaurant Le Gindreau, in Saint-Médard, about an hour south of Daglan. The post was … Continue reading

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Beaucoup de Bocuse — Part I

For my birthday trip a year ago, my wife Jan and I chose the exotic — a vacation in Marrakech. This February, we went for the gastronomic — travelling by train from our village of Daglan to France’s culinary capital, Lyon. In case … Continue reading

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Local treats

Before we get too far along into 2016 — and a very Happy New Year to all our readers, by the way — I’m going to write a couple of posts on some of the holiday feasting we enjoyed as 2015 came to … Continue reading

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Experiencing “le pont” in full swing

For some reason, I’d never fully experienced the French tradition of “making the bridge,” or faire le pont. I knew what it was, of course, but somehow had never really felt its full effect. Until today, that is. When the … Continue reading

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An afternoon with our own French chef

Have you ever had a French chef prepare a meal for you in your own home, or perhaps in a home you were renting while on vacation? No? Well, you’re missing something. In the past, I’ve written about Chef Fabrice … Continue reading

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