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lemon tart and instant sunshine

lemon tart and instant sunshine

As I write this post there is snow swirling around my window, a fire burning beside me and the most delicious perfume of lemon tart in the house.   I also have a huge vase of mimosa flowers sitting on a table because it is that time of year. Mimosa is a wonderful...
the baguette on my table

the baguette on my table

  Buying a baguette here in France is about so much more than simply putting some bread on the table.   Baguette is a long stick of bread that is baked fresh several times a day and designed to be eaten within a few hours.  A day-old baguette could be toasted, but...
autumn food – the tarte tatin

autumn food – the tarte tatin

  When I was writing my entertaining book, with all the different tablescapes and ideas for entertaining through the seasons, my editor Madge Baird suggested that we include some recipes.   Just a few to illustrate how we like to live and eat by the season here in...
talking of food

talking of food

  My husband calls his parents each week.   His mother is not so chatty, so he mostly talks with his Dad.    Theirs is a beautiful relationship.  Bereft of judgement; caring, respectful and kind.    They live many miles apart, but these conversations keep them up to...

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