Saumur :
The Château !


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Saumur in 3D









Spécialités

The fouées :
There are small kinds of bread, which are baked in an oven, and which are then filled with goat's cheese or potted minced pork or buttter, or marmalade ...


fouées à saumur



The galipettes :
There are big parts of Paris mushrooms which have been dried over a wood fire and which are filled with butter, garlic and parsley.

A big part of French Paris mushrooms production is made in Saumur.These mushrooms grow in ancient tuffeau quarries - tuffeau is the kind of stone which was used to build the Châteaux in the Loire valley. - These tuffeau quarries are numerous in the region and they have exactly the ideal temperature and humidity rate necessary to mushrooms.

To eat some fouées :