the Gastronomy from Lot

Discover the local products and the grastronomy from the Lot region.

Walnuts from Quercy / Périgord



Walnuts from Quercy / Périgord

This shell fruit is unavoidable of the local gastronomy from the Lot. You can savour it fresh or dry.
The walnut from Périgord is listed AOP since 2002.
You will find it in different products such as walnut oil, the walnut cake and the walnut wine.

Foie gras



Foie gras

Our local farmers certify the production and transformation of the Goose and Duck foies gras.

Lamb from Quercy



Lamb from Quercy

The Quercy is an arid region made of hills. Farmers are breeding sheep which have delicate flesh.
the Lamb from the Quercy is certified Red Label. It can be cooked differently, from the Greek style lamb rib to the spring style braised Lamb and the lamb liver with onions...

La truffe noire du Quercy



La truffe noire du Quercy

The truffle also called Black diamond of the Lot can be found on local markets. It is collected in winter, at the bottom of the oak trees. crushed or sliced, it is best used in omelette, salads or potatoe stew.

Rocamadour



Rocamadour

From Cabécous kind, the Rocamadour is a goat cheese unpasteurized milk famous in all the lot. It has the mention AOC since 1995 and AOP. his smooth and creamy texture give it a taste of cream, butter and hazelnut.

Wine from Cahors Malbec



Wine from Cahors Malbec

The vineyard is located within the Dordogne Valley and the Causses of Quercy.
It is recognized AOC and AOP.
Particularly recommanded with red meats, the older one can be good with sauces (stew).
There is a touristy visit of the vineyard called 'la route des vins'.

Melon from Quercy



Melon from Quercy

Summer fruit, the melon from the Quercy producers benefit from a Geographic Indication and his recognized for is sugary taste.

The Saffron from Quercy



The Saffron from Quercy

This spice is used for his flavor and is orange color.
The red gold from Quercy is used while cooking sour or sweet plates.