Truffle Tree Links
This page features an eclectic collection of links - the inevitable Amazon, events and attractions in Le Gers, news and views from the world of truffles, two of the excellent vineyards whose wine I sell, my two favourite restaurants, B&Bs in other parts of Gascony and some items that just caught my fancy.
Jacquie Lawson e-cards Jacquie Lawson produces the most fabulous animated e-cards and for an exceptionally modest price you can send unlimited numbers of greetings. She and I were both featured on the BBC Money Programme entitled "Too Young to Retire".
Alain Brumont One of the world's leading winemakers. And I happen to sell his wines at rock-bottom prices! For books about truffles, maps of and guides to Gascony and everything else from the huge range of products sold by Amazon at fantastic prices. From audio to accessories, bags to beauty, cameras to camping and DVDs to DIY. CLICK HERE AND START SHOPPING.
Au Chicot, Mouchan A wonderful rental property just half an hour North of us.
Barran Weather Is your tree sun bathing or sheltering from the rain? Click this link to find out.
Chateau Arlens If you are looking for B&B facilities in the South of Le Gers this is the place for you.
Escape to Gascony For B&B or gite rental in the West of Le Gers look no further.
Free Rice Play this simple "meaning of words" game and every correct answer will provide ten grains of rice to the World Food Program. A brilliant idea that will improve your vocabulary and feed the world at the same time. This BBC article explains the concept. Copy this link into your browser -
Le Puits Saint Jacques A superb restaurant on the outskirts of Toulouse which has just earned its second Michelin star.
Marciac Jazz Festival One of the world's top jazz festivals held each year during the first two weeks of August.
Pierre Matayron An eleveur of our local race of black pigs which he and his father saved from extinction. His ham is absolutely magnificent.
Sally's Place A great international site for gastronomes with news and features on food, restaurants, wine and travel. Sally also offers a free monthly eNewsletter.