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Why the culinary
area of Burgundy
Between the cities of Dijon in the north and Lyons in the south lies France's finest culinary area. The cooking of Burgundy is relatively uncomplicated. It relies principally on the high quality of the local cooking ingredients for which the countryside is famous.
Beef braised with onions, mushrooms and other vegetables in red wine.
Escargots a la Bourguignonne
Snails served in their shells with garlic-infused parsley butter.
Oeufs a la Bourguignonne
Eggs poached in red wine.
Potatoes cooked with onions.
Poulet a la Demi-Deuil
Literally, "chicken in half mourning," referring to the shroudlike appearance of the breast when black truffle slices are inserted underneath the skin.
Quenelles de Brochet
Light and delicious pike dumplings.
They include ...
Reared in the Bresse subregion
From the white Charolais cattle
From nearby forests and streams
French Classical Cuisine