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green lentils and poached eggs

green lentils and poached eggs

In the south of France, we eat lentils at the beginning of the year to bring good luck.    They may or may not work for luck, but what is sure is that they are quite delicious, especially when paired with a poached or fried egg or two.   I thought that after the...
quince jelly – the instant gift

quince jelly – the instant gift

If ever I am caught short without a small gift for an unexpected lunch invite, or just to make a friend smile, I like to  gift a pot of home made jam or jelly. This time of the year in Normandy, is the best time for making quince jelly, we find them at the market, but...
eating pumpkin soup

eating pumpkin soup

Some of you may remember this recipe, I have shared it before, a few years back, and I’m always surprised at how many people tell me they make it again and again – it is so simple! This year I have a glut of tiny pumpkins in the potager, and I’m...
raspberry jam – a late summer pleasure

raspberry jam – a late summer pleasure

Most people think of raspberries as a mid-summer fruit, but I seem to have a variety that crops late, and that suits me just fine. As we head through September I have trouble keeping up with my raspberry crop, they are working overtime to produce huge juicy fruit,...
summer food – fresh and easy

summer food – fresh and easy

  One of the unavoidable facts of being on holiday with the whole family reunited is that they all eat SO MUCH!!! How do we forget so fast?! The fridge is full one minute and empty again the next, and if we don’t want to become slaves to the kitchen then...
asparagus and cheese tarte

asparagus and cheese tarte

First of all my apologies for such a quiet week again … this time not only because of a busy schedule but more annoyingly because of a technical hitch on the blog which prevented me publishing – and took ‘frustrating’ to a whole new level, ...

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