62.8 degree sous vide egg

Replating of previous dish, sous vide egg cooked for forty five minutes at 62.8 degrees, served with parsley & walnut crumble, girolles, pumpkin seeds, parmesan, & pea shoots.


On arrival aboard the Rosa the guests are welcomed by the crew & served champagne & canapés on the sun deck. Canapés from this week include smoked trout roulade with caviar & local seasonal figs wrapped in Bayonne ham roasted & served with Rocamadour goats cheese.

Tonights cheese platter

Three great cheeses from Midi Pyrenees & Limousin on tonights cheese platter. Firstly we’ve have Figou fermier from the bottom of the Limousin, made from goats milk it is a creamy cheese with fig confiture in the centre. It is a fresh cheese with a mild goaty flavour. Served with fresh figs. Secondly we have…

Colder weather

Now that the weather is turning a little colder we start to introduce warming soups to the menu, a couple of additions to the menu in the last week. A veloute of Cauliflower with florets of violet cauliflower, orange cauliflower, Romanesque & micro corriander. A veloute of Jerusalem artichoke ( sun choke ) with pulled…

Mushroom season

Mushroom season is well underway here in Aquataine, stunningly beautiful fresh mushrooms. Yellow Chanterelles, Trompette Noir & Girolles. King of the fungi, the mighty Cep mushroom ( Boletus edulis ), so lucky to be working with such great ingredients. One of the tricks to cooking really fresh Ceps is to remove the spongy part underneath…