Tag Archives: Gariguette strawberries

A late-March delight

“Guess what!” exclaimed Jan, when she returned home this morning after a trip to the weekly Daglan market. “The gariguettes have arrived!” Temporarily, I was stunned — who were the Gariguettes? Were they a family I should remember? (Forgetting things … Continue reading

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Another seasonal first

Each March, it seems, we are delighted to find the first strawberries of the season showing up in stores and markets. And so it was yesterday, when we stopped at the (wonderful) Grand Frais food store in Bergerac. There they were … Continue reading

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Gariguettes on display

There we were yesterday, walking into a supermarket in Gourdon, our small shopping list in hand, when we were stopped dead by a large yellow poster in the window. Strawberries! Gariguettes! From France! In other words, folks, the first home-grown … Continue reading

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