The bastide village Lautrec overlooks the Black Mountains.
Testing the scent of some morel mushrooms that our neighbour, Alice, gave us.
Our chickens are our source for fresh eggs.
- Robin & Donald Douglas (Ross Poldark & Captain McNeill of yesteryear!)
Salmon fishcakes (no potato) are a house specialty!
- Roast chicken’s ready–but where is everyone?
- Lamb & tomatoes (so far as we can remember….)
- Morning off…
Brothers — (Robin and Jack)
Garlic soup at Lautrec’s Garlic Festival
Lautrec, a hilltop village in southwestern France in the region known as the Tarn
Lunch on the terrace for the annual Garlic Festival in August
Robin with his wife, Meredith
Our French neighbour, Hervé, brings over a lettuce from his garden.
With the editor of his cookbook, Judith Mitchell at Constable & Robinson HQ in London.
On the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, checking out the French Riviera.
At a favorite restaurant in London, the River Café (whose cookbooks are much consulted!)