Category Archives: Fran Warde

King Henry versus Colonel Sanders…

King Henri IV of France promised the people of France a chicken in the pot every Sunday, which would not have impressed Colonel Sanders, nor did it prevent him from flooding the world with the nightmarish result of millions of … Continue reading

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A good supper after a day mixing cement….

Today finds me preparing for an outing to the seaside. There will be a bucket and spade, but they will be sitting next to a hungry cement mixer that is not on holiday, which I am expected to feed with … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, coq au vin, Fran Warde, French countryside, Joanne Harris, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, Vendee, Writing | 16 Comments

Stuck at the traffic blights

I’ve been stationary at the traffic blights for a few days now. I was misrouted and ended up stuck in that most gastronomic of a situations, a jam. This is a jam covered in a green mould, which when scraped … Continue reading

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I found my thrill on blueberry……..

Suddenly berries are everywhere, particularly the wonderful Gariguette strawberries, which are the first of the season, and which taste more of strawberries than strawberries do. More of that another time. The sight of all the berries during my shopping expedition … Continue reading

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