Auberge du Lac
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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It literally means from farm to farm. It is the weekend when many farms in the region open their gates to the public to have a look around and sample the products. So off to the snail farm. D isn't allowed to eat them but he wanted to see how they are produced. Amazing! Loads of large snails crawling over wooden structures, eating a floury meal, pooing freely and laying lots of baby snails. Other than ...
... through the washing machine. The Ferme en Ferme weekend Is coming up, so we will spend time enjoying the sun here. The town of Hauterives is home to a national monument. A palace (?) built by the postman in the late 19C. Not my taste - seems to be the product of a weird mind. It appears to take inspiration from the Sagradia Familia in Barcelona. But it's a very popular attraction. We are in the foothills of the Alps. We aren't far from Grenoble and the snowy peaks look ...
... peppery inside as an after taste) and had a tasting of several of their 20+ flavours. Dijon mustard is now a term that can be used by anyone, anywhere in the world. There used to be 400 mustard manufacturers in the region and now there are four. To differentiate their product, Fallot applied for and received the right to produce a product called Burgundy Mustard. Five years ago 95% of the mustard seeds came from Canada, now it is only 50%. ...
... French in this region have a long life expectancy. That is because of the red wine they drink.
The Minstral (the wind) is good for the grapes-it dries them.
The French play a game called boulle.
The sycamore tree is called plein.
The French prefer dark chocolate. Dulce was first made by accident. White chocolate was left in the pot too long and it caramelized.
... Andrew and Stew went shopping and bought a number of white wines from the large wine aisle in the supermarket, only for us to find that it was the dessert/sweet wine aisle. Plenty of cooking wine anyway. Tina and I had a girls morning in Sarlet to check out the markets and shops and enjoyed a pleasant sit down lunch WITHOUT KIDS! On the Thursday the boys spent the morning golfing and we entertained the kids in the large garden. The ...