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The Galette of Perouges

Made from leavened dough flavored with lemon, the pie of Perouges (or galette) is a local specialty of the medieval village.

 

In 1912, the Thibaut family decided to make a variation of a sugar galette in the village café. A century later, the same family opened a restaurant and a hostelry; the pie became a trademark, which attracted even Bill Clinton!

Today, the 5th generation is preparing the pie and its recipe is still a secret.

To digest the pie, let me suggest to you to walk the pedestrian paths of Perouge, before visiting the Royal Monastery of Brou, a masterpiece of flamboyant Gothic art, built by Margaret of Austria to house the tomb of her husband, Philippe Le Beau.

And if by chance you taste the galette of Pérouges on Sunday, October 23rd, do not hesitate to continue your way to the market of the Sorcerer of the village of Grigny to meet Harry Potter.

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