Category Archives: Dessert wines

What’s good for the goose is good for the foie gras…

Christmas Eve is big potatoes to me. I’m at home in the steamy atmosphere of cooking and drinking – I find it hard to believe that there are those amongst us who believe that I cannot multi task. Drink and … Continue reading

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The greengage summer……..

This is the time of year when I overbuy on fruit, unlike the summer months when it can putrefy in 24 hours or less. Fruit bowls in the house are full of plums, pears and apples which make for wonderful … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Cooking, creme fraiche, Dessert wines, Digital photography, food, Food and Photography, greengages, Nigel Slater, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, Vendee, Writing | 12 Comments

A very welcome Hun, coming out of the sun……

In a previous life I collected wine in a reasonably serious way. And then came the ineluctable moment when I had to sell it. ┬áThe reasons for this sad sale being that it was, for the most part, French wine … Continue reading

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