Michel Biehn, an internationally recognized expert of Provencal traditions is an antique dealer and decorator who lives in the village of Isle-sur-la Sorgue. He is the author of the cookery books Cooking with Herbs: The Flavors of Provence (2001) and Recipes from a Provencal Kitchen (1995/1999) published by Flammarion. Gilles Martin-Raget, acclaimed photographer, worked with Michel Biehn on his last book, Cooking with Herbs: The Flavor of Provence (Flammarion 2001). He frequently features his homeland of Provence as the subject of his photographs. He opened the gallery "Image en Provence" in 1997, a showcase for traditional Provencal costume. Past works include the award-winning book of portraits of women from Arles Secrets d'Arlesiennes (Actes Sud, 1999).