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Gascon Afghani Boulanee with Silk Dip

In Blog, Main Courses, Starters On February 19, 2015 4 Comments

I bet that is a title you were not expecting to see! ‘Gascon Afghani Boulanee’ ??  What devilish nonsense is she up to now on Delicieux you may… Read More »

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Gascon Oeufs en Cocotte – #Flavourofspring

In Blog, Starters On April 8, 2014 14 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 »

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Festive Black Pudding & Apple Sausage Rolls (and a giveaway!)

In Blog, Starters On December 16, 2013 35 Comments

I love a little nibble, a canapé, an amuse-bouche….whatever you want to call it! A bite sized savoury treat to munch on before a main meal, something tasty… Read More »

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A True Spanish Tortilla (with Black Pudding)

In Blog, Starters On November 20, 2013 24 Comments

The title of this post might seem a little confused. A true Spanish tortilla is made with sliced potatoes and eggs. You may or may not add onions… Read More »

Veal Sweetbreads & French Style Peas & Baby Gem Lettuces

Mastering Scary Ingredients – Veal Sweetbreads

In Blog, Starters On October 15, 2013 10 Comments

When I first moved to France, I would see ‘Ris de Veau’ on many a menu and I had no idea what they were. My Mother-in-Law warned me… Read More »

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Chard & Ricotta Summer Parcels

In Blog, Starters On July 30, 2013 18 Comments

It’s been a slow to start Summer but we have finally turned the corner and are now enjoying sweltering heat on a daily basis. I know it has… Read More »

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Asparagus Addicts Anonymous!

In Blog, Starters On May 12, 2013 19 Comments

It is serious. I cannot walk past a bunch of asparagus without buying one. It’s the same this time every year. The price drops to 2 Euros and… Read More »

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Stroke of Genius Asparagus Parcels

In Blog, Starters On May 6, 2013 20 Comments

So there I was, the night before our camping holiday, ferreting around in the fridge trying to use up leftovers for our dinner. I was suddenly struck by… Read More »

Pick & Pluck Artichokes with Anchovy & Garlic Mayonnaise

Pick & Pluck Artichokes with Anchovy & Garlic Mayonnaise

In Blog, Starters On April 16, 2013 14 Comments

I am very close with my Mum. We live just down the road from one another, we speak everyday and she ADORES my kids. I am really lucky… Read More »

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Seafood Surprise Choux Buns!

In Blog, Starters On April 8, 2013 14 Comments

In Sweden they have something quite curious called a Smörgåstårta, which is essentially a sandwich cake. They are absolutely beautiful, but perhaps a little strange sounding to us… Read More »