Take A Bite Out of France

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For anyone who loves to travel with a knife and fork at the ready, this book is a tasty gift.  This award-winning tome takes readers into the heart and hearth of the Dordogne, one of the most delicious regions of France where foie gras and black truffles are a staple, and where the cooking elixir of choice is duck fat.  Follow me down backroads and into restaurants, vineyards, markets, and the private homes of those people fortunate enough to call this fairy tale corner of France home including: Danièle Mazet-Delpeuch, a local resident and one time chef of French president Francois Mitterrand, and Wilna Wilkinson whose riverside castle is the perfect pied-a-terre for a Delicious Dordogne culinary tour.

Within the pages of this beautiful hardcover book are over 40 recipes from local residents and Chef Laura Schmalhorst, and over 80 color photographs by Lou Lesko.

For a signed copy, just $10 plus book rate shipping, contact klovato@mac.com  and tuck into this edible journey through the Dordogne.

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Kimberley Lovato

Kimberley Lovato has written about travel, lifestyle and food for national and international publications and websites including National Geographic Traveler, Executive Travel, American Way, AFAR, Condé Nast Traveller (UK), Ryan Air, b.there, Easy Jet Traveller, leitesculinaria.com and frommers.com, among others. She is the author of a Michelin Guidebook on Brussels, where she lived for six years Her culinary travel book, Walnut Wine & Truffle Groves, about the Dordogne region of France, won the "Best Travel Book" nod in 2012 from the Society of American Travel Writers, as did her personal essay, "Lost and Liberated," which also appeared in Best Women's Travel Writing, Volume 8. When she's not plotting her next trip or her annual pilgrimage to France, she resides in San Francisco where she is a correspondent for BBC's Passport Blog, a student in Stanford University's Creative Writing Certificate program, and a brave mother of a teenaged girl.