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Best Local Produce from Dordogne

Discover the top Dordogne local produce

About Local Produce in Dordogne

Some of the richest gastronomic products in France come from the Dordogne region. Truffles in particular are a popular item that is celebrated each winter with festivals and markets hosted in many of the local towns and villages. Cheese, fruit and nuts are amongst the other produce from this wonderful region.

Mushrooms at the local market in Autumn

Cepes (Mushrooms)

One of the tastiest wild mushrooms in France

Cheese from the Dordogne

Cheese from the Dordogne

A popular purchase at any local market in the Dordogne region

Denoix Distillery

Denoix

Walnut-flavoured liqueurs distilled in Brive la Gaillarde

Foie Gras

Foie Gras, Dordogne

A regional speciality originating from duck or goose

Grapes on the vine awaiting harvest

Grapes, Dordogne

Perhaps the most famous & notable of all produce in Bordeaux

lamprey eels

Lamprey Eel

This fish is an interesting regional speciality...

plums on a tree in dordogne

Pruneaux d'Agen (Prunes)

The dried fruit of a variety of plum cultivated in the Aquitaine

saffron from the dordogne & lot region

Saffron du Quercy

A highly prized spice, often known as 'Quercy's red Gold'

photo of black truffles

Truffles

The black truffles are known as the 'Diamonds of Perigord'

Walnuts from Dordogne

Walnuts

Walnut have played a prominent role in the local culture & commerce

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