As everywhere else in the Dordogne, the Vézère valley excels in everything to do with gastronomy.
Talking about Périgord immediately brings to mind the foie gras du Périgord, duck breast truffles black Périgord mushrooms, porcini mushrooms and nuts AOC Périgord, all these jewels of French gastronomy recently highlighted by UNESCO to delight the taste buds.
An infinite number of recipes are possible thanks to the great diversity of these resources.
Good food needs good ingredients
Exceptional products with official quality labels: AOC/AOP and IGP.
Supported by high-quality agriculture, Périgord's gastronomy is based on emblematic quality products.
It has three PGIs (Protected Geographical Indications) for duck foie gras, duck foie gras and duck liver. strawberries and lamb. The PGI means that the products you eat are raised in Périgord and comply with a strict quality charter.
Other products have the AOC designation, such as Périgord walnuts.
The gastronomy of Périgord, a rich and convivial cuisine
The gastronomy of Périgord transforms simple local produce into refined, delicate dishes. Here, nothing is wasted, everything is transformed.
It's not just a country where people eat well, it's also a country where people eat well and where cooking is considered to be one of the finest arts.
And in the words of Curnonsky, the Prince of gastronomes: "Périgord was born from a fairy's wand, gourmandise is not a sin here, it is a true Paradise where the Gods are satisfied".
Restaurants in Dordogne
You can find all these flavours in the restaurants in the Vézère valley, Montignac-Lascaux, Les Eyzies and Le Bugue. So you can really enjoy your holidays in the Dordogne.