Here are the Recipes of Midi-Pyrénées

In the Midi-Pyrénées region, the popular dishes include the famous foie gras and delicious steaklets that are cooked smoked. The multitude of cheeses is also popular in the region. Here is a couple of recipes of this region.

Béarnaise Sauce

For this sauce, you need,

  • 2 dl of vinegar
  • 2 tsp of fresh chervil and 2 tsp of fresh tarragon
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 4 grams of crushed white pepper
  • 150 grams of butter

Add pepper, vinegar, chervil, and tarragon to a saucepan and let them reduce on a low heat. Melt the butter removing the whey. Place the back of the saucepan that has shallots in cold water. Stir in the egg yolks, and heat in a bain marie blending along with a whisk till it blends to a mayonnaise consistency. Add the molten butter, salt, and tarragon and chervil that are left over.

Endives with Roquefort cheese, walnuts

For this recipe, you need


  • 200 grams of butter
  • 200 grams of Roquefort cheese
  • 4 small endives
  • 6 walnuts, whole
  • Salt and pepper

Take butter out of the fridge before preparation to make it soft. Add butter and Roquefort cheese to a blender and mix well for 10 seconds and set them aside. Place endives on a service dish and put the cheese mixture into a pipping bag and fill the leaves. Place a walnut above the butter. Along with this recipe, serve a cold glass of Jurancon or Sauternes wine.

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