Tag Archives: Limogne-en-Quercy

5 More Hidden Gems in Southwest France

  This coming weekend the annual Journées du Patrimoine take place throughout France. You can visit historic buildings and monuments, some of which are not normally open to the public, and many of them offer free entrance. I have already … Continue reading

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Pastis: A Quercy Speciality

Hands up everyone who thought pastis was an aniseed-flavoured apéritif. It is; but it’s not a local speciality here. The pastis I’m talking about is an apple dessert made with very fine pastry, which is particular to the Lot and … Continue reading

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French Regional Cuisine: L’Auberge Lou Bourdie at Bach

Bach is a small village on the Causse de Limogne, in the heart of truffle country. In common with many rural French villages, it’s a quiet place nowadays. But it does have a rather good restaurant, l’Auberge Lou Bourdie.

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Carol Services with the Parisot Choir

This is just a quick heads-up about two carol services that le Choeur de Parisot will be giving this year under the direction of maestro Peter Nowfel. Both concerts will feature the usual readings and medley of carols (in French … Continue reading

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Parisot Choir’s Spring Season

It’s been a busy couple of weeks. Not only are the garden burgeoning and things taking off again at la chapelle de Teysseroles, which we are helping to restore, but le choeur de Parisot has started its spring season in … Continue reading

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Truffles Tomorrow

Despite living here for nearly 14 years, I have never done one of the must-dos in this region – visiting a truffle market. I promised myself I would do so this year (see my post on things to do in … Continue reading

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