Lots of lovely strawberries in the garden; what to do with them? Well one treat is to bake a Tarte aux Fraise, one of those lovely fruit packed tarts that is quintessentially French. Baking your own is of course frugal as a good quality tarte is not cheap, even if it is worth every penny. . . . → Read More: I like a bit of tart
It’s June and strawberry time at chez Dyson. Yippee, I love strawberries but I am fussy about my strawberries, I believe rightly so.
Mara des Bois Strawberries hmmmmm
I don’t eat strawberries out of season. When I was a child strawberries where a special seasonal treat limited to July, as we were where quite . . . → Read More: Mara des Bois the Queen of Strawberries
I have been busy using up the surplus quantities of Raspberries from the garden in the production of Sirop Framboise. A traditional drink made with a couple of kilos of raspberries macerated in base spirit and with sugar syrup added after filtering.
Ingredients Sirop Framboise
I use the Sirop mainly in making of Framboise . . . → Read More: Something Fruity
My sister Eileen asked me to post about making Ile flottant and big brothers always do what their little sisters ask!
Ile flottant (Floating islands) and Ouefs a la Niege (Eggs in snow) are often seen as interchangeable terms for the same recipe, that is meringue floating on creme anglais, but they are different. Ile . . . → Read More: Oeufs à la neige for Eileen