Bread made from freshly grinded wheat forgotten varieties in a Palace

pain-vivant-small.jpg

Eric Frechon is reinventing bread craft, by making his own fresh flour every day from old varieties of wheat. At the restaurant Epicure, the Chef proposes engrain, emmer and spelt bread to the clients and is offering them the bread of their choice, when they leave the restaurant.

Continue reading...

The Chanel open-sky laboratory

Chanel-Sublimage-small.jpg

Chanel has set up an open-sky laboratory in Madagascar in 2002, to grow and study the Vanilla Planifolia. In 2010, the Maison opens a new botanical station in the southern French Alps, to rediscover medicinal plant sources forgotten since the second half of the 20 th century.

Continue reading...

100% biodynamically farmed Pauillac Grand Cru Classé

chateau-pontet-canet-small.jpg

Jean-François du Pontet who was the King's Grand Ecuyer, became Governor of the Médoc. In 1705, he bought a few acres of land in Pauillac and Canet, to establish a vineyard. In 1855, the Château Pontet-Canet is classified Grand Cru Classé.

Continue reading...

Certified-organic coffee, manually cultivated on small plots

araku-coffee-small.jpg

Situated on the mountain plateau, the Araku valley in India is a protected natural reserve since 1995, reknown for its purity, biodiversity and fertility: the coffee plants are distributed over 520 villages.

Continue reading...

Luxury natural water, drawn from the mountain, above Megève

La-Sasse-small.jpg

The clear water spring spurts at an altitude of 1470m, in the Massif du Mont-Blanc (French Alps). It is drawn and bottled on site, exclusively by gravity, without other processing. The water is pH-neutral, sodium free with a stable composition of minerals and oligo-elements.

Continue reading...

Chef Alain Passard's organic vegetable baskets, delivered each week by bicycle

alain-passard-small.jpgAlain Passard, Chef of the restaurant l'Arpège(*) in Paris, is cooking vegetables produced in his own gardens, located in France. The excess production can be ordered and delivered each week.

Continue reading...

Royal natural cosmetics made from plants of the Potager du Roi in Versailles

Mademoiselle-SG-small.jpg

Two pharmacists, the first passionate about history and the second about cosmetics, once decided to revisit the beauty secrets of the Court of Versailles and produce a range of natural cosmetics, made in Versailles.

Continue reading...