la cuisine française
Times are hard when you and your wife can only afford one croissant between you.
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
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
This is the first time I have tried this recipe, but at the moment it smell good. Here is the recipe.
Cut 4 duck thighs in half, separating the legs and upper thighs. If you have time, rub them all over with about a teaspoon of salt and refrigerate for 1-3… Continue reading