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Think of France and our minds immediately turn to the country's wonderful food and drink. It is in the DNA of the country where a long lunch is the norm and the enjoyment of good food is considered the right of everyone. But unlike its neighbours, the Poitou-Charentes region tends to hide its culinary delights under a bushel. However, live here and you quickly discover that there is an amazing variety of local produce with small artisan producers, and large ones, showing extraordinary dedication and skill. Here, we open the doors to these delights, showing you the best that this region has to offer and how to both taste and cook with the specialities on offer.
How many of us dream of leaving behind meaningless jobs to live in harmony with the land? Sophie and Jacques Servant, born and bred in Poitou-Charentes, did just that. Ten years after setting up Niou d'Hélix they told us what living at a snail's pace is like...