The Limousin has been a land of apples since antiquity.
The Lubersac Auvezere region is situated within the AOP Pomme du Limousin (Area of Protected Origin - Apples of the Limousin).
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AOP Pomme du Limousin
It has become the symbol of the Limousin Region. Correze produces around 1500 tonnes of chestnuts every year.
You will discover the chestnut in black puddings a speciality of Pompadour and Uzerche, blanched to accompany meats, in terrines, liqueurs, tarts, flour etc.
How to tell the difference between a chestnut and a marron ?
The interior of a chestnut is divided into several cells whereas a marron is not. Both are edible, but should not be confused with horse chestnuts which are poisonous.