Enjoy the best of Dordogne food and drink
DELI L’épicerie des Gourmets
6 Place du Coderc 24000 Périgueux Tel: (Fr) 5 53 53 30 83 This fine food shop in the heart of old Périgueux is the place to go to stock up on goodies for a picnic in Dordogne; the shelves are packed with everything from regional wines and salad dressings to cheeses, pâtés and truffle-based sauces.
MARKET Place de la Liberté
24200 Sarlat-la-canéda The Saturday morning food market is a feast for the senses; there are rows of stalls selling sun-swollen fruit and vegetables, every herb and spice imaginable and regional specialities including foie gras, pâtés, dried ceps and duck breasts.
WINES Le Bon Goût du Périgord
Le Bourg 24200 Carsac-aillac Tel: (Fr) 6 52 95 29 44 lebongoutduperigord.fr This roadside shop, about 10km south-east of Sarlat, is run by Pierre Lauvie, who stocks a range of organic Bergerac, Cahors and Bordeaux wines. He also sells foie gras, walnut oil, jams and chocolates from Dordogne producers. Open Fri-sun only.
PÂTISSERIE L’atelier du Gourmand
22 Rue de la République 24200 Sarlat-la-canéda (Fr) 5 53 59 01 30 Bernard Decaix’s pâtisserie off Sarlat’s main street serves a range of home-made cakes and confectionery. Choose from classics such as raspberry macarons and indulgent white chocolate opéras, or make up your own small box of milk, white and praline chocolates.