Manufactures include flour, dried plums, pï¿½ de foie gras and other delicacies, hardware, manures, brooms, drugs, woven goods tiles.
His scientific work covered a wide range, but his name is best known for the classical researches he carried out on animal fats, published in 1823 (Recherches sur les corps gras d'origine animate).
THE BILL Starters range from £ 4.50 for a shellfish bisque to £ 12.80 for a terrine of foie gras.
confit of duck, foie gras, melons, plums and soft fruit are all produced locally.
Only one dish didn't work - a tranche of seared foie gras which lacked texture.