Couscous is very traditional Moroccan food.
Whether or not they ever turn it into a salad I have no idea, but, as hot as it gets there, they should.
I made this to go with a Moroccan Grilled Chicken – that recipe will be next.… Continue reading.....
What more can I say….
Rather than the usual recipe I thought I’d share a few photos from our weekend in Paris:
The weather was gray and cloudy…. Fairly typical of northern France this time of year.
We were lucky with only one brief shower.… Continue reading.....
Mon mari has been spending time on the internet.
Since he’s in charge of all summer outdoor cooking he’s decided that he also should have input on what he cooks.
Reminds me of the time I was in the U.S. and had left … Continue reading.....
Everyone should have a good recipe for wild boar….
It’s hunting season in the mountains (and everywhere else).
Our friend doesn’t hunt but the locals in the village regularly bring him a leg of boar or haunch of venison.
I bring him the … Continue reading.....
When we lived in Andorra, one of our favorite day trips was to La Bisbal d’Empordà on the Costa Brava, Spain, to buy pottery.
When we lived in the US we went to Tubac, AZ (once) to buy pottery.
We love pottery.
What I love … Continue reading.....
Life is slowly getting back to normal, two young puppies notwithstanding….
I actually had a few minutes yesterday to upload my photos from Italy (along with the puppy photos).
I'm in the middle of making our last big family meal (mon mari's brother … Continue reading.....
We're on our way to Italy for a family reunion…. I've posted some old stories and new recipes to entertain you while we're off having fun.
Years ago, before we lived here, we were in London, window-shopping with another couple. The wife spotted a figurine … Continue reading.....
Roundabouts are a marvelous thing that one sees all over Europe but rarely in the US.
They keep traffic flowing without the need for traffic lights or traffic cops.
If you're lost you can simply drive round and round, looking at your options, until you … Continue reading.....
Bemoaning the lack of escalator etiquette….
Or how to loose the skin on the back of your heels.
The store that I shop at when we go to Andorra is huge, the size of at least a few football fields. There are moving walkways, rather … Continue reading.....
Living in the mountains, as he does, our friend has the exact opposite method of cooking of mine.
We are two, and I usually cook for two, or two plus planned leftovers…. for two.
He is one and he usually cooks for an army.
He … Continue reading.....