A good friend Roland Manouvrier, and a featured "subject" in my book Tales From The Table: Dordogne Stories (to be published someday) has just won a coveted prize. ( Sorry the link is in French).
The Trophée Dominique Lavigne was created in 2006 and rewards a producer from the Perigord based on the quality of the products but also on the passion to share these products with the public and professionals. Roland produces high quality ice creams and sorbets using unusual flavors (goat cheese ice cream anyone) as well as ingredients he produces himself, such as honey from his own bee hives. His traditional flavours like vanilla, rasberry, mandarin, are the best I have ever tasted. He does not sell his ice cream to the public, but rather in high end restaurants. It's worth a taste, I can tell you that.
This prize recipient is selected by the Press Club of the Périgord and local Newspapers and journaliste.