We happen to have 4 fig trees in various locations around the property. Out of those 4 trees, there are 3 different types of figs, which represent the 3 varieties of figs grown here in Provence. Every year, I pick the figs in several different batches and make jam. It’s possibly the easiest jam you … Continue reading
This dessert is more like a science experiment. I saw Nigella Lawson make this on her show once and thought, how fun is that? I cannot find her recipe because I don’t remember what she called it, but this is essentially what she did. I found this recipe on Martha Stewart.com via Pinterest. The original … Continue reading
If you like butter, chocolate, sugar or nutella in general or on bread, then you will love this spread. I was watching Cuisine TV the other day and Guy Martin was making 2 lovely butters. He used ‘beurre de barratte’, which means ‘churned’, to make this chocolate spread and one with lemon. I immediately made … Continue reading
I love to watch cooking shows on TV! In France, there is only one channel and it’s called Cuisine TV. They have quite a variety of shows including English chefs like Jamie Oliver and Nigela Lawson, as well as American chef Giada de Laurentis. Yesterday I saw a super easy recipe for chocolate mousse. He … Continue reading
A perfect snack in between meals. Great energy that lasts a few hours and it doesn’t confuse your blood sugar levels like other snacks that lack balance.
Citrus Verrine topped with Grapefruit & Star Anise Froth and Orange Tuile Cookies This week I went to a little 1hr workshop organized by Cuisine Évènements, Stephanie Ginoux, given by Chef Saucier Philippe Houy from Restaurant Christian Etienne a 1* Michelin restaurant in Avignon. It took place in a little organic produce market called Terre et … Continue reading
How to Pair Wine With Cookies.