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Geese, Ducks, Foie Gras and Salade Périgourdine

Visiting Lascaux II in France’s Dordogne region, I learned that Cro Magnon inhabitants painted bulls and horses on their cave walls, but their go-to meat was actually reindeer. That was 17,000 years ago, long before domestication of the geese and ducks that are so important to cooking in this part of southwest France. The Périgord [...]

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Tue, July 3 2012 » Meat, salads, travel » No Comments