'Where many writers merely love France, Susan Loomis knows it.she shows that she is as natural a writer as she is a chef' - the New Yorker. the village life and food of rural France have long been an inspiration to cooks and travellers alike. With affection and gentle humour, tarte tatin provides a glimpse of the camaraderie, exquisite food and simple pleasures that are daily life in this glorious corner of Normandy. Anyone who has ever dreamt of starting their own small business will enjoy Susan Loomis's adventures as she sets up a cookery school and explores the heart and soul of traditional French cuisine. Included in this charming story are over 30 recipes, such as Ginger Madeleines, Chicken with Sorrel, Orange Wine, and Pear and Cream tart. Susan's delightful sequel to the bestselling On Rue tatin takes us on a delicious journey to Louviers, in Normandy, where she and her family live in a restored centuries-old convent and try to blend like locals into the customs and rhythms of daily life.