Category Archives: fruit pies

Guess who’s coming to dinner…surprise,surprise….no one.

And there we were in the warmth of the kitchen, sipping a pre lunch drink whilst delicious aroma of the gravy that I was making wafted around us. The table was laid, instead of the corner of the kitchen work … Continue reading

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No, we have no bananas, we have no bananas today..I’m afraid that ate them all

Yesterday the sun shone and the oven worked overtime. It was a day of baking. I say “a day”, but in fact it was all over quite quickly. Both the recipes were delicious and adaptable, but I’ve only included one … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, baking, Baking, banana tart, bananas, Cooking, Food and Photography, fruit pies, Nigel Slater, photography course, Photography holiday, Recipes, tart, Writing | 13 Comments

Got home after midnight – look what happened to the car.. and where are my rats?

This morning I put on a pair of socks for the first time since Spring, which is a clear indicator that summer has passed and wintry ways must be reinstated. The forest, which I study from my office window for … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, ceps, Cooking, crumble, Digital photography, fireplace, food, Food and Photography, France, French countryside, fruit pies, mushrooms, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, roast vegetables, summer, thick soups, Uncategorized, Wine, Writing | 11 Comments