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More From France: Cathedrale Saint Maurice, Mirepoix

Just steps away from the hustle and bustle of the Monday market in Mirepoix is the Cathedrale Saint Maurice. Opening the scarred wooden doors, you step into the 14th century. 69 more words


Famous Hand Model Split Pea Soup

Here in America, next weekend marks the end of Daylight Saving Time.  Why we still do this is a topic of endless debate; frankly I think the entire world should be on one global time zone anyway, but early Sunday morning, most of us will dutifully… 573 more words



The word for today is Roast;

A properly roasted meat should be tender , juicy and evenly cooked to the appropriate degree of doneness . Should have a pleasant appearance when whole as well as when you sliced and plate it. 305 more words

Lamb Navarin

Cold weather is here and it is only to get colder as time goes which means its time for warm, comforting meals that keep you warm on the inside. 561 more words


The Lady of the Lake

Here’s a salutary tale for those so smitten by their lady-loves that they commit very silly acts!

In the village of Puivert, a few kilometres from where I live, is a castle perched high on the mountainside overlooking a small man-made lake. 459 more words

The French Connection

Aromatic Bases Around the World

What is an aromatic base? While your mind may not be familiar with the term, chances are your nose and mouth are. Aromatic bases are the fragrant aromas coming from the kitchen and the deep, rich flavors you taste in cuisines across the world. 813 more words


Un gâteau par jour #6

There isn’t much need for cake when a cappuccino looks like this: