Long, white and flat, this is considered to be the tastiest of bean varieties. It owes its refinement to the quality of the soil, the shady areas where it sprouts, its thick skin and its flesh that melts in the mouth
This onion has an elongated shape and grows to 15 to 20 centimetres, with an exceptional sugar content.
The original species (Fario), or the more recently introduced species (Rainbow), which you can fish for in our mountain lakes and rivers or buy from local fishmongers, are our traditional festive dish.
The lambs are born to mothers from local rustic breeds, then raised in a sheep barn and fed mainly with milk from their mothers for a minimum of 70 days, along with fodder and cereals. Its meat is light, pink and tender. Serve with Tarbais beans.
You can’t avoid the chestnut, which features in many dishes, especially when cooked by the “Pope” of Pyrenean Gastronomy: Jean-Pierre Saint Martin.