We got back from Italy on Tuesday – but more about that later…..
First: Le Tour de France
One of the reasons we came home on Tuesday is that all of the roads would be closed on Wednesday because the Tour de France was passing … Continue reading.....
We went to the annual hunter’s lunch in the village today.
We left at 12:00 and got back home at 5:30.
It’s a 3 minute drive…..
I took photos.
To start we had the usual apero. Today it was Sangria. The nibbles were … Continue reading.....
Do you ever have those weeks where everything is more difficult than expected and takes far longer than expected?
As one of my grade school teachers use to say: The hurrier I go the behinder I get.
(Don’t ask, but yes, she really use to … Continue reading.....
Another Hunt Dinner.
I can go for a four hour walk, uphill both ways, and feel tired but invigorated.
I sit through a four hour lunch and I barely have the energy to breath.
Fortunately, this time I remembered my little pocket camera, … Continue reading.....
Are you familiar with the Christmas Truce?
It’s one of those stories we should remember. Read about it after the recipe.
Tender scallops, quickly sautéed and finished with a tomato, white wine and tarragon sauce make an easy main course.
You can use either the … Continue reading.....
In the summer we love burgers.
In the winter we love meatballs,
We like them with pasta or rice or barley or mashed potatoes or….
I know I just did a post on Spaghetti and Meatballs with Chard Mushroom Sauce.
But, as it’s … Continue reading.....
I may have mentioned that mon mari was taking a more active interest in cooking this summer.
Actually, he’s been taking a more active interest in the pre-cooking… finding marinades and brines for us to try.
Naturally, I modify them as I thinks suits us, … Continue reading.....
The other night, as I was preparing the usual summer melange of tomatoes. chard and white zucchini, and wondering what new and innovative idea I could come up with I decided to hell with it….
Sometimes, one can stare at the day’s pickings from the … Continue reading.....