“My idea of a good dinner is, first to have good food, then discuss good food, and after this good food has been elaborately discussed, to discuss a good topic – with me as chief conversationalist.”
Winston Churchill 1874 – 1965
Politician and Historian
Making bacon, sounds like the slogan from a dodgy 70’s tee-shirt, but on this occasion it is not a reference to my infantile sense of humour but about my first attempt to make proper bacon.
I love living in France and part of my love is the food but there are a couple of things . . . → Read More: Making Bacon
My friends Sandra and Jim kindly gave me a madeleine tray for Christmas on the grounds it was the most indulgent cook’s present that they could find.
As always I am charging around doing this and that so I hadn’t got round to using the tray until recently.
I had never made madeleines before though . . . → Read More: Making Madeleines
I know that spring has sprung by the return of a fabulous little cheese called Le Brossauthym which is produced at Perrusson near Loches.
Le Brossauthym is a sheep cheese lightly flavoured with thyme, it is only produced in the spring and summer when ewe’s milk is available. The cheese is oblong . . . → Read More: Le Brossauthymn