The market at Sainte Julia de Gras Capou – even the village has taken on the name of the famous Capons of the region –

“Gras Capou” means ‘Fat Capon’ in Occitane.

A small fortified village perched on a hilltop about 5 kilometers from Revel in the Lauragais, at the foot of La Montagne Noire.

The market takes place every Sunday before Christmas, and specialises in the famous Capon of Sainte Julia, Foie Gras, Duck, cheese, Wines, pâtés, saucisson,

hams, cakes and bread, chocolates, honey in fact any locally produced food – most of it being naturally produced and organic:

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Fresh duck and capons ready for the oven

The capons here are for the traditional lunch served in the chapiteau

More fresh capons

Chocolate ….

Foie gras, Rillettes, Pâté and Cassoulet

The crieur public – a version of the British Town Cryer

More Foie Gras and Jams

And more Foie Gras …

Cheeses from near and far

More Cheeses

Air-dried hams


My neighbour selling his excellent honey – well, the honey from his bees

The musicians

Pain d’épices – local spicey gingerbread

Lots of different varieties of saucissons from the area

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