Tag Archives: Promenade en gastronomie

Our annual Sunday super-market

Sundays are when Daglan’s open-air markets take place, right in the heart of the village. The markets are pretty meagre in winter, with just a couple of stalls, but they are downright bustling in summer — with vendors offering everything … Continue reading

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Now in the centre ring: Un chien truffier

At the end of yesterday’s posting, about Sunday’s Promenade en Gastronomie in Daglan, I promised to show how a dog can be used to sniff out the truffles that the Périgord Noir is known for. I’ve written about this before, … Continue reading

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Notes for foodies — 22/07/2013

Today’s post is a collection of comments and photographs involving food, because — well, foodies don’t really need an explanation. Four fine dishes. For quite a few days now, my wife Jan and I have been eating out, especially at … Continue reading

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