Another recipe that involves cooking with children, this time it’s Alex my nephew who is 10 (nearly 11).
Alex is exceptionally picky about what he eats but surprisingly makes for an enthusiastic cook! Which is great for a bit of uncle – nephew bonding.
I thought it would be good to make some Pesto as . . . → Read More: Alex’s Pesto Presto
One of the pleasures of my simple life is visiting the market held on Wednesday and Saturday mornings for hundreds of years in the beautiful medieval town of Loches.
Browsing around the tempting markets stalls loaded with fresh produce, much of it produced within 50 kms of the Town.
The best day in my opinion . . . → Read More: The mouth watering joys of Loches market
We have my partner’s sister and family staying with us at the moment, and their children Lydia – 14 and Alex 10 are keen to do some cooking with me, perhaps in reality they are bored witless and are prepared to do anything to relive the monotony at their boring uncle’s Lydia is actually developing . . . → Read More: Lydia cook’s a fabulous terrine
For my very old friends Mitzi and Roland who have found each other again after too many years and are now victims of cupid’s arrow.
Thonas Wolfe 1900 – 1938
There is no sight on earth more appealing than the sight of a woman making dinner for someone she loves.
American Novelist . . . → Read More: Quote of the Day # 7
Finally got some time at least in theory to do some blogging. So I thought I would share with you this little lovely biscuit/cake from the Vienne the next door area to the Touraine.
Broye du Poitou is a kind of biscuit cake popular in France and it must be said very similiar to a . . . → Read More: Broye du Poitou