Auvergne

Discovering the Auvergne in Central France

Written by on October 28, 2016 in Auvergne
Discovering the Auvergne in Central France

Out of all the regions, Auvergne is the one where authenticity is preserved and well taken care of. Some old houses and traditional farm cottages are still available in stunning sceneries. Everywhere you will find a fine blend of tradition and modernity. Auvergne is a great place to live The Auvergne area is in central […]

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Auvergne

Written by on January 23, 2012 in Auvergne with 0 Comments
Auvergne

Auvergne is one of the least populated regions in France.   It is a region of volcanic plateaus and large valleys, mountain ranges and huge craters. Auvergne has three giant volcanoes – the Puy de Sancy (the highest point in central France), the Banne d’Ordanche and the Puy de l’Aiguiller which together make up the Monts […]

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Puy Lentils from the Auvergne region

Written by on January 23, 2012 in Auvergne with 0 Comments
Puy Lentils from the Auvergne region

  For a recipe from Auvergne it couldn’t really be anything but Puy lentils really could it?The tiny lentille du Puy is both a common food and an illustrious ingredient used in refined French cooking. Known in France as poor man’s caviar, it has a rich taste and is used in a huge number of […]

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Regional dishes of Auvergne

Written by on January 23, 2012 in Auvergne with 0 Comments
Regional dishes of Auvergne

The regional dishes of Auvergne tend to be simple, rustic food, nothing fancy just hearty tasty fare. The region is famous for its Charolais beef, raised for its superior meat while beautiful Salers cows provide milk for cheese making. Auvergne is renowned for the quality of its pork products and the crisp mountain air is […]

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