la cuisine française


la cuisine française


our first Kiwi crop

We have harvested our first Kiwi Fruit crop in France.  An odd fruit which is harvested between November and December, depending on the weather throughout the summer and autumn.  We now have to cut back, for new growth next year, and hope for another good harvest.  It is a good source of… Continue reading

galette des rois

In English, Twelfth Night cake, or King Cake, is an almond and puff pastry affair served warm (best with vanilla ice cream), and if you are lucky, it includes pear.  Traditionally this cake hides a treat within of usually a porcelain figure from the nativity, but shop bought ones often replace this more… Continue reading

Quote of the Day

“I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me.”

— Charles Darwin



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