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Walnut tart with brandy icing

This recipe is taken from Keith Floyd’s excellent book, Floyd On France, which accompanied one of his earlier, and better, BBC TV series.

The tart is a traditional recipe from south-western France, where walnuts are a major crop and turn up in all manner of dishes. 268 more words

Food And Drink

Midweek roast chicken recipe: not an oxymoron

There are two things that might put you off roasting chicken midweek…no, make that three: the time, the mess and the expense. However, if you own a good casserole dish (a Dutch oven to you ‘Mericans) you can a) make it in an hour, b) make it with only one pot and the plates and cutlery to wash (give or take a knife and a chopping board) and c) well, c) is pretty relative. 839 more words

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Keith Floyd's Provençal veal

I have been cooking this dish ever since I bought the late Keith Floyd‘s book Floyd on France back in the 1980s. Here is a link to all the recipes in the book. 345 more words

Food And Drink

Gateau de Savoie (Savoy Cake)

(This is what it’s supposed to look like. This is not, however, what mine looked like.)

PLATE OF SUNSHINE RATING: Heavy rain, blustery conditions.

This cake was not crap. 655 more words

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Pompe aux Pommes (Apple Pie)

PLATE OF SUNSHINE RATING: Sunny spells, warm

My dear gastronauts! If it’s Saturday, it must be apple pie, or in Floyd’s case, Pompe aux Pommes… 756 more words

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Basque Chicken (Poulet Basquaise)

PLATE OF SUNSHINE RATING: Sunny spells, warm

My first Floydian recipe in the Eddie On Floyd experiment was a success! Last Saturday night, I made  444 more words

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