To the Tours of Cabrenç for a Perfect Autumn picnic When there’s a light sprinkling of snow on Canigou and the vineyards are just turning gold it’s a good idea to pack up a picnic…
In contrast to the explosion of life in spring and summer, autumn can seem quiet and dull. But the P-O still has plenty to offer, from small creatures to dramatic vistas and skies. Look and you will see; listen and you will hear.
Art, music and cinema….things to do, places to go…….
Saffron production is a labour of love – a process so labour intensive that it is hardly surprising that the fiery coloured spice is the most expensive in the world.
Superstition? Yes, maybe….but they’re not quite as silly as they seem! As we know, the history of France is jam-packed with intrigue, suspicion, passion, poison, and mysterious death.
A weekly update of local news in the Pyrenees-Orientales
The phenomena of blogging had exploded onto our screens long before the current sanitary crisis. However, in the current confinement, blogs are a link to the outside world, to something beyond our own four walls… to people other than our immediate family, pets or reflections in the mirror!
This chocolate chestnut pie makes a delectable treat on a cool autumn day!
A whole host of interesting facts about the region and further afield for your reading pleasure. So, did you know…?
There are still some harvests to gather in the garden – the last few marrows and gourds need to be picked before the frosts, and the rows of parsnips are now demanding to be harvested to provide winter delights such as parsnip chips and curried parsnip soup, which are practically unknown to the French.