Tuesday, November 10, 2015

10/11/2015 Birthday lunch for Nigel at Le moulin de la Tardoire.

Maximum temperature 20C, minimum 9C.   12 km/h variable wind.
La Tardoire river....

as above.

Le moulin de la Tardoire.

A close up of the water wheels.....

and the mechanism inside.

Nigel's starter of rabbit....

mine of a garden salad with mozzarella.

Table decoration.

Nigel's main of Chicken Ballotine and vegetables....

and mine of Steak Tartare and chips.

The view outside from our table.

Nigel's dessert of black chocolate (hidden under the decorations)....

and mine of Paris Brest.

Cognac and cafe noir.

The birthday boy.

Rapeseed seen on the drive back home.


  1. Happy birthday, Nigel.
    You always seem to find some lovely places to eat. The food looks delicious.

    1. Gaynor this is probably our favourite restaurant in our area, It is top class with beautiful surroundings run by a husband and wife team. Your birthday wishes have been forwarded, thanks. Hope you are well Diane

  2. Happy Birthday Nigel , glad you had a super meal out . Where did you put it all Diane ? Looks tasty. Take care Anne xox

    1. Thanks Anne and message sent on. Easy to find somewhere to put it when you do not eat the day before in anticipation :-) The big problem is we have another repas tomorrow and we are out to eat again on Friday!!!!!!! Wonderful though for me I get a good break from the kitchen. Retirement is tough :-)) Keep well Diane xox

    2. Yes that is good for you :-) .. Retirement seems to be good over there :-) Hope you had a good meal today too. Take care Anne xx

    3. Yes another good meal Wednesday and today (Friday). Light eating over the weekend!! France is a great place to retire to :-)) Keep well Diane xox

  3. Happy Birthday to Nigel. The food looks delicious. What a divine setting.

    1. Thanks for the birthday wishes. The restaurant has a perfect setting and overlooks a château as well. The food is brilliant. Diane


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