So, the tour overnights in the small town of Le Lioran (which I can’t help but associate with DeLorian) in the Department of Cantal and it’s time to rest. Time to dry off that lycra and air those shoes and take a break from spotting cows in the nearby hills. Time for a decent feed, a glass of wine and a bit of a break from the hoopla around Le Tour. After yesterday – I’m sure all are looking forward to a break.
We, Les Vaches, are very pleased to share with you another “first person” perspective on this region of France. This time we’ve very pleased to share with you some remembrances from Nic Poelaert, chef/owner of Embrasse Restaurant in Carlton, Melbourne. Nic grew up in Northern France, but spent holidays in the Auvergne Region. Voted Young Chef of the Year 2010, his restaurant holds one hat in the Age Good Food Guide, and just a few weeks ago he won Food Service Australia Chef of the Year 2011.