Hello, Sandra here again for a guest spot. It’s been ages since I blogged and a lot has happened in the meantime. One major change is that Jim and I are now spending lots of time in Kent, it does have some drawbacks (e.g it’s not France!) but we are lucky enough to be on . . . → Read More: Foraging for Fruits
A traditional drink here in France is Sirop de Coquelicot or Poppy Syrup, but commercially it is only found in specialist delicatessens at an eye opening price.
Common Field Poppy
The Poppy has a firm place in culinary culture, most people are used to the idea of poppy seeds which are much used in . . . → Read More: Sirop de Coquelicot
As promised in my post, The Essence of this Blog, I have decided to do some sausage making. I have always been interested in traditional recipes and of course few things are more traditional than sausages and other forms of charcuterie.
Living here in France you would think that I would be spoilt for choice . . . → Read More: Making Sausages
This one is turning into a bit of a fav in our house, which suits me as it is dead easy, quick and Pork in France is cheap, every other meat (compared to the UK) is expensive. A perfectly ordinary decent but not top quality Chicken can easily cost £10, it is good that we . . . → Read More: Pork Tenderloin Glazed with Vanilla and Honey