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Pays de Cocagne

July 17th, 2009    •  by Bethia    •   1 Comment »

We visited friends who are house sitting in the Tarn region of France. This area is known as the Pays de Cocagne (the land of plenty) and you can see why. It is a rich agriculture region with vineyards and fields of wheat, corn, sunflowers and potatoes, an abundance of farmers markets and all sorts of wonderful local produce. The food that the region seems to celebrate the most is duck, and when I say duck, I mean ALL things duck. Nothing is wasted, indeed we were told that people used to eat the lungs. Clockwise from top left: Foie gras […]

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