I’m currently taking a much needed and dare I say deserved break in Porto with my lovely partner Julie, it’s a kind of joint Christmas and Birthday present to us both as Julie turns 27 (again) on Friday.
Being me this has to involve a few gastronomic delights. I am not going to give you . . . → Read More: Two Dinners in Porto
Jean Gabon the definitive Maigret
My Friend Maigret 1949 – George Simenon.
Maigret leaves rainy Paris to solve a case in the warm, Spring Midi region on the Mediterranean coast. He takes with him Mr Pyle – a detective from Scotland Yard, London who is studying Maigret’s “method”. After walking around the small, quiet . . . → Read More: Quote of the day 10# sort of!
A lovely fat saucisson drying nicely
Although I have not posted much for a while I have not been inactive on the cooking front. It’s the season for making Saucisson, something which I blogged about in an earlier post that can be found here.
This year I got hold of some beef middle sausage . . . → Read More: Getting fatter
I have not posted for a while, a combination of too much work and inertia but sitting by the fire on a bitterly cold winters day (it’s minus 10 C outside) I’ve run out of excuses. I have been planning posts for ages and this post goes back to a culinary sojourn back in the . . . → Read More: Bringing matters to a head