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I spent yesterday in a part of France that has not been touched by time or fashion . A friend of ours, to be known henceforth as Rob “the Carpenter”, had mentioned the existence of some excellent “cabanes huitrières” in … Continue reading
This simple dish is amongst the classic bistrot entrées and is one of my favourites. The essential quality of simple food like this is the quality of the ingredients. Mme Roustand, my nearby source of organic eggs, had new chickens … Continue reading
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To avoid the fate of mad dogs and fellow Englishmen we laid up our dining table in a shady part of our garden, rather than going out the midday sun. It may be a hackneyed phrase, but our garden becomes … Continue reading
The wonderful illusion of Provencal summer is best enjoyed in the flavours of that mythical region rather than in the traffic jams and over priced everything that is the sad reality of Provence in high season. Yesterday I made a … Continue reading
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While browsing through my cookery books I realised that a great deal of them featured my photographs, from that other life when I was a photographer in London and not a cook/photographer in a field in the Vendée. The main … Continue reading
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