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Picardy cooking


tarte à l'pronée

According Austin de Croze "Picardy is probably the French region,
which preserved the most ancient recipes" 1926.


Regional specialities:

Gatteau battu

Beaten cake

Regional products:

- “Bintje”, variety very popular in the North of France and Europe,
- “Vitelotte”, have a color violet,
- “Pompadour”, named inspired of the Marquise de Pompadour,
- “Ratte du Touquet”, small potatoes, Touquet is the city in the coast.
- «Juliette des sables » (Juliette of sands), in the Bay of Somme.


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