Pull up a chair and visit the Dordogne (called Prigord by the locals) the way it should be visited: one bite at a time. Walnut Wine and Truffle Groves is a culinary travel book that navigates the back roadsas well as the menus and marketsof the southwestern region of France with newfound excitement. Through interviews with local home cooks and chefs, visits to local farms, historic sites and wineries, market tours, and serendipitous detours, Lovato provides a glimpse into this unspoiled wonderland. The alluring recipes and stunning photographs let readers discover the true jewels in Frances culinary crown as well as discover the countrys most beautiful and less trod-upon provinces.
Kimberley Lovato is a travel writer and freelance journalist. Her articles have appeared in various online and print media in the US and abroad, and she is a regular contributor to Tampa Bay Illustrated and Together Magazine, a lifestyle publication based in Brussels. She splits her time between her home in France and the United States. Chef Laura Schmalhorst ran a gourmet shop, catering business, and custom events venue in Florida for 25 years. In 2003, she founded Vagabond Gourmet, a luxury culinary tour company and now leads adventurous foodies around the world. She lives in Tampa, Florida. Lou Lesko is a photographer and commercial director based in CA. He is the owner of Blinkdbid, an estimating software for creative professionals, and is the author of Advertising Photography.