I love getting presents….
Especially when it’s a total surprise.
Last week, when the girls and I went to the post box, there was a fat envelope waiting for me.
The lovely people at Ariosto sent me another gift package of their delicious herb seasoning mixes.
As luck would have it, I had chicken thawing for dinner.
I … Continue reading.....
When one has one’s own garden one can grow a variety of interesting produce.
When one plants more than one can eat during the summer one can fill the freezer with home-grown, organic vegetables to use all winter.
And then one can end up with some rather strange bits.
Everyone loves sliced heirloom tomatoes – yellow and orange and white … Continue reading.....
This time of year the markets are full of endive.
Apparently the French eat them in huge quantities. One can get a pre-packaged bag with a dozen endive in it and I see shopping trolleys with three or four bags.
We like them….
But that’s a lot of endive.
I went through my French cook books thinking there would … Continue reading.....
It's been an interesting, exciting, stressful, frustrating and fun ride.
Healthy Small Plates, Volume 1
Kindle has published a book of guidelines so, from that aspect, everything was pretty straightforward.
Or so one would 'assume'.
I typed it all up, following the guidelines and formatting 'tips'.
That was the easy part.
Then came the proof reading … Continue reading.....