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February 21, 2015

So am back in the kitchen today! This time for something a little more complex, complex but not complicated. It just involves a few processes but the outcome looks spectacular. A dinner party winner for sure.

 

So this dessert is called A Millefeuille of poached pear in...

February 2, 2015

So this week, I will be posting a collection of recipes I have been testing.

 

Since I have been living in France for over 3 years, I have been cooking like a demon from my little country kitchen in the middle of vineyards. Inspired by french restaurants, markets, my 80...

January 21, 2015

 

So in France during the month of January whether you go into a supermarket or bakery, you will see these puff pastry mysteries!

 

These are called Galettes. A puff pastry cake with a moist almond filling.

 

I would recommend these pastry delights!

 

So you wi...

December 12, 2014

 

So I'm not one to be a supermarket snob...but, I have to put my hands up and say that until recently I had actually never been into a Lidl!

If you need to send abusive messages, it's ok, I put my hands up!

 

So after a most fruitful shop and inspired to cook a s...

December 3, 2014

 

I love making pasta! If there is no food in the house, I can always find flour, eggs & a bit of patience.

 

I do favour recipes which are simple but sometimes require patience. There is a huge difference between complicated recipes and ones which just require som...

November 23, 2014

At this point I am hoping that not all English people think French cuisine is croque monsieur, steak frites or fussy little bite sized plates of over-touched, over-priced food! In truth, the best French cuisine happens in the kitchen of every household everyday, so thi...

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