Where do I get my original Charentaise Recipes from?

Well, living in Poullignac, a small hamlet, that is no problem at all, as my neighbours are born around here and have lived in the Charente all their live.

So I thought it would be lovely to pass on some of their knowledge from the kitchen and country side.

As you can imagine all the ingredients are fresh and a lot is home grown.

But I am sure you will be able to find it all in your local supermarket if you don't happen to have a herb and vegetable patch in your garden…… (Anyway, why haven't you???)

Hopefully after reading all this you will be quite hungry or even a bit thirsty and maybe you will create your own first taste of France.

Now, as you know my site is not about cooking, but some of you might be always looking for a bit of French Cuisine. So, I have just come across the really great website which is well worth a look if you are in to french cooking.

There you will not only find things from the Charente, but from all over France.

The site is being written by a lovely lady called Gaynor and she lives in Wales.

Go on, have a look.


And then, after you enjoyed the food you might think of coming on a little holiday to the South-West-France.

Why not have a look at 'La Petite Maison'.

Okay, that is enough now of tempting you, here is a list of some of the recipes I promised.

Snails a la Charentaise

Crepes au Citron

Tarte au Citron

Lapin Saute a la Charentaise


Duck and Pork Pātē

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