"Amanda Taylor-Ace runs the Maison de Maîtresse guesthouse and cooking school in Saint Maximin, in the south of France. Ann Rickard is the Australian author of six best-selling humorous travel narratives. She lives in Noosa in Queensland with her husband Geoffrey. Her last two books, Ooh La La! A French Romp and Three in a Bed in the Med, star the irrepressible Amanda Taylor-Ace.