Isabelle Annonier: Herald of Vendée gastronomy
Isabelle was an accountant but she fell out of love with figures. Isabelle dreamed of green fields and rolling hills. So, Isabelle threw out her account books and balance sheets, and went back to the countryside, She moved into a small house among the fields. It was not just a whim! Isabelle had a mission: to heighten awareness among both producers and consumers of the vital link between healthy food, a balanced diet, and the farming system that produces it. She preached the word across the whole county, and beyond.
This determined and charismatic woman is one of the old school. In her farm restaurant, she delights her guests with dishes of bygone days: beef stews, casseroles, ragouts. As the economic crisis deepens, she works wonders with cheaper cuts often scorned in more affluent times. It goes without saying that all the ingredients in her food come from her own land. While the meat simmers, Isabelle takes her guests on a tour of the farm. She share her enthusiasm for everything, from feeding the animals to preparation and distribution of the final products, and shows off the winter and summer gardens. Isabelle at Moulin Migné never seems to pause for breath...
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