Gascon Oeufs en Cocotte – #Flavourofspring

In Blog, Starters On April 8, 2014 3 Comments

I have been planning on cooking up some Oeufs en Cocotte for the blog for a little while now. It’s a dish that I love, perfect for a… Read More »


Four Seasons Food April Challenge is Now Open!

In Blog On April 3, 2014 2 Comments

Spring has most certainly sprung! Fragrant blossom is on the trees, daffodils are in bloom and the Sun is shining a whole happy lot more. April is a… Read More »


Impulsive Rabbit Stew with Cider & Anchovies

In Blog, Main Courses On March 29, 2014 12 Comments

Most weeks I fastidiously plan my meals and head out to the shops armed with a detailed shopping list from which I try not to deviate. It saves… Read More »


Smoked Haddock, Poached Egg & Cheesy Veggies with a Twist!

In Blog, Main Courses On March 18, 2014 20 Comments

Some of you may or may not know that in a previous lifetime, before I came to live in SW France, a land of beautiful countryside, glorious Summers… Read More »


February Four Seasons Food Round Up – Food From The Heart

In Blog On March 5, 2014 8 Comments

February – the month of love with Valentines Day smack in the middle of it! And so of course the theme for Four Seasons Food had to be… Read More »


Tasty Little Duck Hearts !

In Blog, Main Courses On February 21, 2014 27 Comments

I know I am a bit late but never mind! This recipe was born as I was contemplating what might make a romantic meal for Valentines day…the usual… Read More »


Blanquette de Veau (Creamy Veal Stew)

In Blog, Main Courses On February 9, 2014 14 Comments

When it’s cold and miserable outside, a hearty, comforting, rich stew can be just what the doctor ordered. Typically I would think of beef, cooked slowly, immersed in… Read More »


Four Seasons Food February Challenge is Now Open!

In Blog On February 1, 2014 5 Comments

Excuse me, but did anyone see where January went? Amazingly, it is February already and so I am delighted to open this months Four Seasons Food challenge! And… Read More »


Cheer Yourself Up! Eat Tartiflette with Broccoli

In Blog, Main Courses On January 26, 2014 18 Comments

Rain, rain and oh yes, some more rain. That is how things have been lately. The rivers have burst their banks and fields all around have become muddy… Read More »


December Four Seasons Food Round Up – Party Food

In Blog On January 6, 2014 16 Comments

Happy New Year to you all. I hope everyone had a very merry Christmas and that you all ate tonnes of delicious indulgent, festive food! I most certainly… Read More »