Welcome to the Table d'Hôtes


The Table

Charles Cowen - belonging to the Brotherhood of the Marmite d'Or - is at the lights of La Forge.

The metal of his stoves has blushed for nine years under the flames of his furnace M. His spice cupboard overflows small bottles with titles, colors and multiple smells, arranged according to a logic that only the artist knows.
His food is local and organic for the most part. Aude - as well as the neighboring Ariège - allows many farmers to produce - and possibly transform - in a biological or reasoned way.
There are many distribution networks and sales outlets for whom is interested.
This is the case of La Forge for flour, eggs, milk, yogurts, cheeses, vegetables, fruits, meat, chocolate ...

The table d'hôte implies that the races are made in anticipation of specific meals. That's the case, so everything is cool. What luck !

A table shares the same meal. The only questions prior to the development of the menu: Allergies or deep aversion to something ?
At La Forge, the bread is kneaded by hand and baked on the spot.

The wines are from the terroir - Cabardès, Corbières or Minervois - organic for some.

Breakfast is served in the main building, outside on sunny days.
It includes: tea, coffee, milk, hot chocolate, orange juice, bread, croissants, cake, cereals, cheese and cold meats, jams, yogurts, fruits.

Included in bed and breakfast (and for glamping facilities, the first morning only), 10 € including VAT and on reservation for those who stay in lodging or glamping facilities (from the second morning).
Lunch is on reservation (24 hrs advanced notice required) in the main building :
Quick formula lunch from May to September, on the terrace in front of the main house (weather permitting): (20 € / pers.
Sunday Lunch (or other day of the week); a unique menu and a beautiful table set for a minimum of ten people including starter, main course, cheese and dessert. (30 € TTC / pers) Picnic basket (12 € TTC / pers) :
"Errands run" for the lodgings: we garnish the kitchen of a lodging for the meal of your arrival (according to desires indicated, at a cost os total plus 40%).

la forge de montolieu The dinner is on reservation (24 hrs advanced notice required), in the main building, or in front of it (weather permitting), in summer: It consists of: entrance, main course, cheeses and dessert, for 30 € TTC / pers.
We prepare our cassoulet, on reservation (48 hrs advanced notice required), for 30 € TTC / pers. : Cassoulet, salad, cheese and dessert. For business travelers: starter + main course + cheese OR dessert: 20 € TTC / pers.

At the Forge we can also celebrate: New Year's Eve, Festive meals / Truffle meals / Birthdays ... Over the calendar, seasons ... On reservation.
Child's rate : 10 € TTC 6 and 12 years, 5 € between 3 and 6 years, offered between 0 and 3 years.

La Forge can cook or call on a caterer or a supplier for special occasions :

— Boulangerie Mille et une feuilles, in Montolieu (Marmite d'or)

— For exceptional meals, La Forge is accompanied by Jean-Marc Boyer, Michelin-starred chef (Michelin Guide) of the restaurant Le Puits du Trésor,
in Lastours

— Table Nomad (Montolieu) for all kinds of meals, including vegetarians.
— Any other restaurant professional.

Cooking lessons

La Forge has a bright kitchen of beautiful proportions. About 120 m² are available for the preparation and tasting of sumptuous meals.

Equipped professionally, it even offers the possibility of giving courses or cooking courses.

The region is gourmet and the products that are found to cook are of first quality. Home cooking, session on request :

Laure : Bread: 15 € per person or couple. Charles: to be defined according to particular wishes

Chefs or producers invited: Minimum 6 people per course.
Rates according to what the professional "guest cook" requires.
As an indication: Jean-Marc Boyer, starred chef at the Puits du Trésor, asks for 60 € per person, he provides the ingredients and the course is concluded with a meal (starter + main course + dessert) taken together around a table nicely set.
This is not an exhaustive list of possibilities but, between proximity and quality ... Very subjective therefore !

Groceries :

Markets :
Montolieu (Monday from 17h Carcassonne road, bio), Bram (Wednesday morning), Revel and Carcassonne (Saturday morning) Distributor of organic vegetables in Montolieu - At any time, fresh of the day !
Groceries :
Montolieu — Vival et Saint-Denis — La Locomotive
Butcher :
Bareil in Alzonne, Emile Laurent in Saint-Denis on Saturday, at the truck, Producers Lauragais Saissac.
Wine cellar :
Adrian Mould in Montolieu
Bakery :
celle de Montolieu : Mille et une feuilles.
Shopping centers :
nearest: Intermarché, in Alzonne, 10 kms Around Carcassonne indifferently: Carrefour, Casino and Leclerc.

In Montolieu :

Les Anges au Plafond — L'Apostrophe — Le Café du Commerce — Casquette & Chapeau — Thé & Co.

Around Montolieu :

À la Prise d'Alzeau à Lacombe

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L'Entre 2 à Saint-Denis

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L'Ile aux Oiseaux

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Le Vauban aux Cammazes (en bordure de Rigole)

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L’Ambrosia à Pezens

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Le Cassoulet à La Maison du Cassoulet à Carcassonne

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Etoilés :

Le Puits du Trésor à Lastours

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La Bergerie à Aragon

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Franck Putelat

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Michelin star chefs - Tourisme Aude Cathar Country (11)

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