For 20 years Peter Graham has lived and worked in Mourjou, the timeless, unchanging community of the Auvergne, and has discovered the rhythms of its rustic life, the warmth of its local people and its passion for wonderful food. In this fascinating book, he exploress the traditions, folklore and gastronomy of this spectacular region. He evokes the lively markets and the gentle pastures, forests and woodlands - all of which provide some of the finest ingredients in the country. From these, the locals create dishes such as truffade, mourtayrol and tarte a l'encalat, al described here. Mourjou gives an authentic flavour of a distinctive and varied region.