A Table in the Tarn
Living, Eating and Cooking in Rural France
Authors: By Orlando Murrin; photographs by Jonathan Buckley
Imprint: Stewart, Tabori & Chang
Availability: In Stock
Publishing Date: 3/1/2009
Trim Size: 6 1/4 x 8 7/8
Page Count: 256
Cover: Hardcover with jacket
Illustrations: 110 color photographs
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About the book
Who among us has not dreamed of leaving the rat race behind to follow our heart's desire--and who among us has actually taken that leap of faith? Orlando Murrin, a former journalist and cook, did exactly that when he gave up his life in London to open a gourmet bed-and-breakfast with his partner in southwestern France.
A Table in the Tarn is Murrin's intimate account of how he painstakingly transformed the simple 19th-century Manoir de Raynaudes into a celebrated gastronomic destination. Beautifully written and photographed, this cookbook and food memoir includes more than 80 recipes for the Anglo-French dishes that have brought the Manoir acclaim, along with tales of the extraordinary people and gorgeous countryside of the unspoiled Tarn Valley.
A feast for food lovers and Francophiles alike, A Table in the Tarn is a truly evocative story of life in a rural paradise.
About the author
Orlando Murrin was the editor of BBC Good Food Magazine, launched the English magazine Olive, and was a writer for Cosmopolitan. He is the author of numerous cookbooks, including the bestseller No Cook Cookbook. He lives in the Tarn Valley and runs the Manoir de Raynaudes.