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 Vitamin C, which… 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 traditional… Continue reading

Quote of the day

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science. — Charles Darwin




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