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….)

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!

Born in Guernsey in the Channel Islands and now living for the past 12 years in the Pyrenees Orientale, I work with plants, herbs, flowers and chocolate and enjoy mixing the two together when I am not painting watercolour mandalas.

French poet Leon-Paul Fargue described eating oysters as like ‘kissing the sea on the lips’.
Exotic, erotic by reputation….and not everybody’s tasse de thé, the sight and texture of an oyster has made many a strong man (and woman) gag. Still alive as you tip it into your mouth, might it wriggle and jiggle and wiggle inside, like the old day who swallowed a spider?

For those who love craft beers made with passion and integrity, look no further than Maureillas! Christophe Ledan, who originally comes from Lille but has travelled widely around the world, has set up his ‘brasserie artisanale’ in the village. Christophe is a true craftsman, oozing enthusiasm and expertise for his chosen profession.

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