Warning: This post is
not suitable for vegans, vegetarians or anyone who needs to have their meat well-done.
is suitable for anyone who likes to be a little, er, flamboyant when wielding the grill tongs.
It tends to flame up a bit (see photo below).
It has about 1/3 inch of fat on one side which delights the pyromaniac …
I usually post photos of
mon mari’s progress on the house.
This week I decided to show you what I did over the weekend.
But first, a question….
At what age do we stop trying to do things the quick, cheap and easy way and start doing things the right way the first time around?
I didn’t want to …
Does anyone know how to get rid of dust on photoshop?
Yes, I suppose I could have actually dusted, you know, in real life….
But I think dusting a construction site is illegal.
If not illegal, it’s definitely stupid…. And I’m definitely not that.
The living room is 95% done:
Right down to the ‘mop boards’ around the floor. Note … Continue reading..... Duck Breast with Olives
When I did the weekly shopping in the Vendée I knew I was living in France.
Here, I'm not so sure.
In the Vendée there was a small 'International Foods' section where I could find things like peanut butter, soy sauce, Arborio rice, Spanish olives, etc.; things one would, or at least could, consider staples.
Continue reading..... Living in the land of foie gras we have duck breast readily available (they have to do something with the rest of the duck, after all!).
We prefer it to steak (beef) and eat it
medium rare. It has about 1/3 inch of fat on one side which delights the pyromaniac in mon mari – cooking it on the barbecue … Continue reading.....