Panier of Plenty

August 2014

This months visual diary, from the bergerie of Mas Reste…

From The Forest

Side of the road

Side of the road

As blackberries ripen and the first autumn leaves fall, mushrooming has begun in ernest, with cepes, girolles and pied-de-mouton being found in abundance in the surrounding forest… if you know where to look!

In The Garden

This year we have more varieties of tomatoes than ever before… tiny cocktail ‘green zebra’s’, chilli shaped wonders, different shades of red, orange, yellow and black…

Abundance of tomatoes

An abundance of tomatoes

Missing my panier

Missing my large panier

From Mas Coste

More plums from Mas Coste

Bursting into flower

Bursting into flower

Exploring The Region

Evening on the mountain

Evening on the mountain

There are more ‘spectacles’ and concerts than we can ever keep up with. Each Thursday night’s, the historic heart of Perpignan hosts musicians and performers…

Palais des Rois de Majorque

Palais des Rois de Majorque

Pablo Cazals, Perpignan

Pablo Cazals concert, Perpignan

Palace interior courtyard

Palace interior courtyard

Our village fête, 4th August…

Classical recital, église

Classical recital, église

Merci Louis !

Dancing la sardagne

Dancing la sardagne

Theatre performance

Theatre performance

On The Menu

The spirit is festive, as visitors pour in to the region and we share meals and local produce with our neighbours and community…

Paella

Paella

Moules

Moules

Chèvre, walnuts and honey

Chèvre, walnuts and honey

Wood-fired bread

Wood-fired bread

From a restored windmill

From a restored windmill

At Home

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