The Department of L'Aude set in the foothills of the Pyrenees is the location of Carcassonne, generally considered to be the finest example of a fortified medieval city in Europe. It is a feature of this show, one of the district's speciality dishes is (lamb) kidney salad.
We look at the agricultural activities and visit Castelnaudary which claims to be the world's capital of cassoulet, the traditional stew of Languedoc-Roussillon. A brief look at local wine, and a stop at the Minervois Vineyard, if not the oldest in France, one of the first vineyard sites established by the Romans.
Set in Paris and Provincial France against a scenic background, this series of shows features the preparation of a wide selection of traditional dishes and desserts prepared in their own kitchens personally by many of France's top three star Michelin Chefs: Pierre Troisgros, Paul Boucouse, George Blanc, Marc Menau, Andre Le Letty, Jean-Michel Lorain and other outstanding regional chefs.