Nettles are local, they are fresh, they are free – and they are particularly rich in vitamin C and iron. In medieval times, they were used to treat pain in joints, and as a diuretic.

The Tasty – a typical English breakfast sausage, great for a brunch
The Traditional – sausages like they used to be with a subtle mix of herbs and a hint of nutmeg
Cumberland – our speciality having trained in Cumbria.
Leek – no small crumbs of leek, we use great big bits
Jalapeno – mexican chillis for the strong of heart!

As usual, PO Life brings you walks, restaurant reviews, recipes, airport news, French and English language exercises, silly jokes, days out…… and a host of talented guest writers who have volunteered (or been volunteered) to be your personal guides around the region.

Riverchurch in Perpignan had a new pastor with effect from January this year, a Scotsman Moray McKay. Before moving to France in 1998, Moray was for nine years full-time leader of an Ichthus Christian Fellowship congregation in Carshalton, London. He trained at Moorlands College, Christchurch, Dorset from 1986-89 having previously worked for HSBC bank in London.

If you wish to display/sell at a vide-grenier, you will normally need to register in advance and show some proof of identity when registering. More information on how to do this from the town hall or tourist office in the commune where the vide-grenier is taking place.

Coming from the French word terre for “soil,” the word terroir originally described the special characteristics of a region, or piece of land, which gave different varieties of wine, coffee and tea their individuality. (Soil, climate, position, regional traditions….)

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