I’m one of those food bloggers who snaps a shot of a dish right before I eat it. I work full time, I have two kids and I’m always out and about. I don’t have the time nor the inclination to make food for the blog that I’m not going […]
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The dry hills around Barcelona. A thirteenth century villa. A barbecue and an autumn breeze. And then, to top it all off, Fideuà – the pasta version of paella. What a night – and what a recipe to bring home with me. Make it on a barbecue, an open fire, […]
It’s hard not to get inspired in Provence. Sometimes I replicate what I eat to the best of my ability, sometimes I ask the chef for the recipe, and others, I take pieces of inspiration from the dish and create something a little more me. This is the first kind, […]
Some French villages are real. They have prospered and struggled with the ages and the ebb and flow of humans – the traits of the inhabitants varying as much as the quantity. One century, a byroad brings trade and wealth. The next war and desolation. Children leave for the big […]
Each market in France seems to have its own personality. It’s odd, because often, I see the same vendors in different market squares on different days, and yet they slide into each market puzzle seamlessly. The markets are faces of a partially solved Rubik’s cube, the vendors its coloured squares. […]
Some matches never get old. Tomatoes and basil, apples and cinnamon, fish and chips with lemon, red wine and cheese. Cold prawns with 1970s cocktail sauce. Mmmmm awesome…. Forthcoming – a particularly old-school, but not tired recipe. You might have a similar one in a frayed, 30 year old cookbook […]