Typical hamlet Perigord, in the same family for over 300 years, Le Repaire is located in the heart of the Perigord between oak forests and hilly grain land. Verteillac is only a few kilometers from Nontron … Périgord Vert produces not only Nontron knives but also dishes with unique flavors and colors. For the love of the land and the authentic product, Le Repaire has imposed a natural way of cultivating two Périgord jewels: the Black Diamond and the Red Gold, a place where black truffle culture blends with saffron.
BLACK TRUFFLE …
Consumed since Antiquity, it was not until Brillat-Savarin that the truffle of Périgord obtained its nobility in cooking. The Tuber Melanosporum, known as Périgord, can not leave indifferent; its powerful perfume is incomparable, its unique taste. Harvested from December to March, it is the possibility to consume it fresh at this time or throughout the year canned.
Tour-tasting of production and truffle trading, saffron cultivation and by-products on the property "Le Repaire", 24320 VERTEILLAC. Every Monday at 4 pm from July 1st to August 31st on appointment. "The Lair", 24320 Verteillac. Call number : 06 12 47 68 81 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Nontron bread knife, perfect tool
This traditional bread knife, made in France according to traditional methods of the NONTRONNAISE KNIFE, belongs to the Office range. It has a full handle in pyrographed boxwood, glossy finish. Stainless steel blade. Length of the blade 20 cm, handle length 10 cm. Total length of the knife 30 cm. Gross weight 150 g. Ideal for all types of bread, its microdentated blade allows you to cut the crust without crushing the bread.
Ancestral culture that does not suffer any mechanization, from red to bright yellow, saffron is one of the unknown jewels of Périgord. After being actively cultivated in France in the eighteenth century, the production of this spice undergoes an irreversible decline after the French Revolution. The virtues of saffron are multiple. On the culinary level, there is magic in each preparation and in terms of nutrition and health, its role as an antioxidant agent is well established.
Jams enhanced with a hint of saffron where strawberry Périgord alongside the dandelion flower or melon Charente, without pectin, gelling or preservative. Small shortbread, tasty cakes with Dordogne nuts or walnuts of Dordogne walnuts covered with a simple frosting sugar according to a jealously guarded ancestral recipe will complete the basket of visitors.