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Aligot


  Aligot is a delightful French dish from the Auvergne that combines mashed potatoes with cheese, resulting in a rich, creamy, and stretchy texture. It’s a comfort food that’s perfect for colder weather. When I was seventeen, I joined some French friends from Rouen for a walking holiday in the Gorges du Tarn in southern France. In one small town (or was it a village), we ate dinner in a local cafe and were puzzled by the slowness of the service – not just for us but all diners. Just before the main course was served, the cook appeared with […]