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Soffritto, battuto, mirepoix . . . whatever you call it. . . it is the base !

Some people call it “soffritto” ( which means fried in shallow grease), some people call it “battuto” which litterally means beaten, in Canada I’ve heard it called Mirepoix ( which is not really correct . 342 more words


Mirepoix market

We are having a wonderful Indian summer here near Carcassonne…….but today (Monday) the weather is cloudy for a change……we made the decision to hit Mirepoix market……what a lovely medieval town, so full of character and hippies!     31 more words


Is It Fall Yet???

I know two posts ago I was talking about how excited I am that summer in San Francisco is finally here.  As much as I love the warm weather, the Blue Angels and the lazy park afternoons,  I can’t help but be jealous of fall foods :)  Warm weather in SF doesn’t mean it’s HOT… it’s just warmer than 63-65* everyday.   269 more words

San Francisco

The Friends.

Mirepoix, Midi -Pyrenees, France. It was July and we stopped for lunch at this small, colorful and not very popular among tourists town. Hippies were sitting in the cafes, and this group of three resting on the bench elderly people was a magnet for the eyes. 156 more words

Places To Visit

Chicken Corn Chowder

Many people don’t think of summer as the time to eat soup, but, some of the best soups can be made during the warmer months. Especially with the bounty of vegetables that are in-season. 866 more words


Young and carefree

Look of the day: Wearing Mango dress and havaianas. Photo taken by: Fabrice Requin


Making Handcrafting Easier: Make-Ahead Mirepoix

I know it is mid-Summer right now, but Winter is coming.

Lately, the urge to stock up and fill the freezer and pantry has become an obsession for me! 305 more words