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Going green in the studio

Processing the lavender field’s production, but also the kitchen garden’s aromatic / medicinal herb production Before: After:    

Summer lifestyle @ La Baye des Anges

Very often, it starts with a Petanque. All are welcome, and our Japanese friends are most excited to learn a new game Pind pong under the wisteria is another big draw But of course, it all ends around the pool.. This was a lucky evening: chef ...

Photoshooting Au Fil de Birmanie @ La Baye des Anges

My friend Mae imports scarfs, fabric and all sorts of decorating ideas from Burma, you can find all those treasures here (website in construction):www.aufildebirmanie.com We did a photoshoot and found that Provence was a nice background to Burma ...

July in the kitchen garden

We have now hit the “Corne d’abondance” point, to which it impossible to keep up eating daily what the garden produces, especially tomatoes so I am experimenting with the age old conserve making, here with the tomato coulis, ...

L’Aromate @ la Baye des Anges

Sylvain Robert, L’Aromat’s chef and his wife Virginie cater for our summer fiesta this year, the brief is to cook from our kitchen garden’s production: tomatoes, courgettes, courgettes flowers, aubergines; spring onions, and a ...

From soil to pot…

Since the whole point of a kitchen garden is to have create delicious meals, here is our take on how to use it.. Our very first courgette, how exciting! So tender that it can be eaten raw, and makes a delicious salad with your choice of herb and ...

The Mont Ventoux trails

Yet another adventure up Provence’s giant, this time through one of it’s numerous trails

The Studio

Inaugurating a project long dreamed of at last 🙂 after refurbishing the “garage” into a studio, the first set of vegetal dyed fabric has finally seen the light: Indigo bath:   Acetate prints with stencils.. … and block prints: ...

June in the kitchen garden

The garden has now turned into a jungle!! The tomatoes are climbing up, the courgettes and melons spreading way out of their garden bed Strawberries keep coming out! On the lower left corner of the picture, a leave of Comfrey that I use as ...

May in the kitchen garden

Because food is quite high in our priorities, especially tasty food, we are monitoring our brand new kitchen garden weekly, and although (or rather because) we only use comfrey as fertiliser, it’s growing like weed: the aromatic square is ...

April in the kitchen garden

This being the first year, we are watching the kitchen garden closely, in particular the strawberries that are literally turning red before our eyes, very exciting!! We also added quite a few lavender planters on the steps, thereby creating a ...

The garden project, kitchen garden

Following the happy experience with dry gardening, and thanks to the very inspiring movie “Demain” (see link here) I ended up after quite a bit of research, digesting and making mine the concepts of permaculture in order to apply ...

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