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My father once dismissed my mumbled teenage excuse for getting home late with the family car by asking me, “Do I look like I just fell off the back of the turnip wagon?”  The image of a mule-drawn cart heaped high with a bumpy cargo silhouetted against the moon rose in my mind, with my dad tumbling off the rear end.   937 more words

Side Dish


Flammekueche ia an Alsatian dish of bread dough rolled out thinly in the shape of a rectangle or circle and covered with crème fraîche or fromage blanc, thinly sliced onions and lardons (bacon). 214 more words


Gratin de potiron à la créole - Creole pumpkin casserole

Prep: 15 minutes, cuisson – cooking: 30 minutes

700 g citrouille – 1 1/2 lb pumpkin

1 oignon – onion

4 gousses d’ail – garlic cloves… 293 more words

Recettes - Recipes

Cauliflower cheese as a main course

Cauliflower cheese is a great accompaniment to all kinds of meals, but is it able to stand out as a main course all by itself? Let’s find out. 347 more words

Food And Drink

Spanish rice with chorizo and peppers, topped with a duck egg

A pretty simple supper dish here. I used calasparra rice, which is used in Spain for Paella and which is becoming more widely available in the UK these days, but you could use ordinary long grain rice. 118 more words

Food And Drink

Rabbit with Lardons, Mustard and Mushrooms

It’s such a hoot to be back in France!  When I bought this bunny rabbit at Maison Trotoux, he asked me 3 times if I wanted the head cut off and included in the package.   432 more words

Food And Wine

Sunday Family Dinner: Duck, duck, ...huh?

One of the questions I’ve been receiving a lot over the past few months is….“Are you all still doing your Sunday Family Dinners?”

And the answer is—absolutely YES! 986 more words

Sunday Family Dinner