A KITCHEN GARDEN AT THE CHÂTEAU DE PIERREUX
Château de Pierreux ǀ Summer 2017
Any feudal stronghold worth its salt had to be completely self-sufficient, and the Château de Pierreux still has its lake, vines, chicken run, orchard, and kitchen garden. Today, it is proud to flaunt its agricultural virtues.
The organic kitchen garden, with its roots in feudal times, still serves to feed the locals. Whereas before, these were the people who lived nearby, today they are passing guests, delighted to sample fruits and vegetables cooked at the château, along with free-range eggs, honey, and freshwater fish.
Nature has been preserved here, in this peaceful, timeless environment. The fruits of human effort have come into their own, produced on the pink sandy earth of this former feudal fortress. Food served at Pierreux offers real flavors, and is always accompanied by grape juice skillfully fermented in the winery into the local violet wine, topped off with a touch of eternity and a strong hint of soul…