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The culinary specialties of the Cantal in Auvergne

Discover the culinary dishes of the Cantal not to be missed in Auvergne: Taste the specialties! 

Take advantage of your stay in Auvergne to discover the remarkable culinary heritage of the Cantal and Aurillac.

The team of the Hotel La Thomasse in Aurillac proposes you today to discover an overview of the numerous culinary specialities of the country, to taste during your stay or weekend in Auvergne.

The truffle

This dish is part of one of the unavoidable recipes made of potatoes and fresh Cantal cheese as well as bacon. Its flavors are rustic, it is a typical dish of the Cantal department that can also be found in many restaurants of the region.

The Auvergne potée

What would be a stay in Auvergne without a tasting of its typical dish: the Auvergnate potée!
A very convivial dish, it includes various seasonal vegetables, accompanied by pieces of salt pork, sausages and shank, all in a very tasty broth.

The Pounti

The Pounti is one of the oldest dishes of Auvergne. To be eaten cold or hot, this appetizer is actually a pâté made of fresh eggs, milk, wheat flour, prunes, bacon and chard.

It is an appetizer served in thin slices, which can be enjoyed very simply with a salad.

The Auvergne tartine

For those who would like to taste a simple but very tasty dish, we suggest you to taste the Auvergne tartine. A tasty slice of toasted bread with a generous slice of cheese and a good slice of raw ham.

The Bourriol or Bourriou

Succulent pancake made of buckwheat, wide and thin, there are several types to taste, savory or sweet:
The sweet bourriol, with melted butter, cranberries as well as milk cream. You can also enjoy it more simply with chocolate, jam or honey.
The salted bourriols, that we love to taste either with potatoes and saint-nectaire, or with dry ham and laguiole, or with Cantal. More simply, they can be eaten with andouille, sausage or dry sausage.

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