Charlotte de châtaignes et potimarron au coulis de coings

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Mourjou: The Life and Food of an Auvergne Village

By Peter Graham

Published 1999

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This recipe for a chestnut and potimarron charlotte with a quince coulis was given to me by Jean-Pierre Courchinoux, of the Auberge Fleurie in Montsalvy, 23 kilometres from Mourjou. It won the cookery competition at Mourjou’s 1994 Foire de la Châtaigne (Chestnut Festival). I include it not only because it offers a delicious and finely tuned combination of autumnal ingredients (chestnut, potimarron — a small and flavoursome varie