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Monday, February 26, 2007

the baskets of Lalbenque

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Continuing on the theme of memorable things from the Lalbenque truffle market, from the faces of the people, whose every wrinkle tells a story, and now to little baskets of treasure. The truffle hunters from areas all around Lalbenque, and some as far south as the Midi, came to market with little paniers or baskets full of treasures, demurly hidden in multi-colored kitchen towels. Walking around the market, it's these baskets -some handsome, some old, some new, some quite wretched workmanship, and others a marvel of homemade glory- that were sometimes even more interesting than the treasured content within.


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