Mr VAGABOND

« C’est dans les vieux camions qu’on fait les meilleurs gueletons. » When a young entrepreneur from the village of Ade (near Lourdes) decided to start his very own ‘food truck’ , he needed to find an original idea that would set him apart from the competition. An old « Citroen Hy » van hidden … Lire la suite Mr VAGABOND

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APISTOMAQUE

Arrens Marsous is where you’ll find the fun restaurant ‘L’Apistomaque’. It’s a rather unusual name in French, but there’s a story behind it. Around a hundred years ago, a rich English lady came on holiday in the valley. She loved good food and enjoyed visiting all the best eating houses in the area. After a … Lire la suite APISTOMAQUE

JP’s RECIPE – TERRINE OF FRESH FOIE & FIGS

Jean-Pierre's recipe is "the ideal accompaniment for Christmas and New Year's celebrations or for a feast with friends". Serves about 10 people Level of difficulty: medium To be cooked 2 days before D-Day! Ingredients: 2 fresh foie gras - Grade A or B Fig Jam (preferably homemade). 1/2 glass of Sauternes (or sweet wine such as Montbazillac, Jurançon, Pacherenc etc … Lire la suite JP’s RECIPE – TERRINE OF FRESH FOIE & FIGS

ETAL36

Etal 36, the café by the market stalls... If you are looking for an address to have a coffee, a meal or share a drink with friends, this is the place to go ... l'Etal 36. Located in the heart of the Brauhauban market square in the towncenter of Tarbes, Etal 36 welcomes you with a large sunny … Lire la suite ETAL36

RECIPE 2 – GRANNY’S RECIPE – PYRAMID CAKES

The spit cake is a traditional dessert of the Pyrenees. (Which is traditionally used during family events such as weddings, baptisms and communions and you will understand why!) As for the origin of its recipe, it is very controversial. Napoleon's soldiers would have brought her back from a campaign in northern Europe. Others are located … Lire la suite RECIPE 2 – GRANNY’S RECIPE – PYRAMID CAKES

RECIPE 1 – GRANNY’S RECIPE – GARBURE

Where does this dish originally comes from ? The garbure comes from the South West of France and is the traditional bigourdan peasant's staple soup. Even if some people consider it is the descent of a Visigoth dish "Ward Burt" based on green cabbage (burt) and others rather link it with the Spanish "garbias" - meaning stew- the latter is the … Lire la suite RECIPE 1 – GRANNY’S RECIPE – GARBURE