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Les Jacobins, Toulouse

Images from an afternoon in Toulouse

               

The last evening

Buses stop running on many routes in Toulouse at 8:30 P.M. Which is right about the time we made it to the bus stop after an afternoon seeing the sights and dining early (for France). A bus that earlier would have taken us directly to our hotel did eventually come Read more →

Cuvée Aubin and Domus maximus

Journey to the cave

Gaston belies his French name in preferring a tankard of beer over a glass of wine any day. In fact, he professes to finding few wines palatable—Most engender a twist of the mouth and a shudder to swallow. We were out for dinner at les Remparts in Mirepoix one evening, Read more →

Abbaye Villelongue

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Abbaye Villelongue

Foraging for herbs for the kitchen

It can be difficult to find fresh herbs for sale in the supermarket and even the markets. In the south of France, flavourings in the regional cuisine is defined by the herbs that grow wild and free in the fields and wild lands: thyme, rosemary, savoury, bay, even lavender. So Read more →

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