France may be the home to over 500 cheeses but I don’t often see any that are smoked.
Maybe it’s because the preference seems to be for soft cheeses….
The other day, at my favorite Grand Frais, I found a Corsican smoked sheep’s milk cheese.… Continue reading.....
We had 2 beautiful weeks of spring / summer weather.
The ground dried out, the grass grew, the trees leafed out…. It was lovely.
But the forecast for the month that I look at had this weekend being cold, wet and miserable.
It was right.… Continue reading.....
I decided it was time to make a quiche.
I haven’t been making them lately…. partly because I wasn’t buying any suitable vegetables.
I wasn’t buying any suitable vegetables because I had a plethora of spaghetti squash to get through.
I like that word…. plethora. … Continue reading.....
My supermarket is being remodeled.
Admittedly it was looking rather tired and could use the work but does remodeling also have to involve rearranging?
Yes, I understand the marketing wisdom of moving everything around so that shoppers can’t go directly to pick up what they … Continue reading.....
We get lovely, thin turkey cutlets here which is what I used for the quiche.
When we lived in the US I remember getting turkey tenderloin (which I cannot get here) but not the cutlets. Use whatever you can get or substitute chicken breasts.
I … Continue reading.....
After having a day that was totally derailed I now have had two more.
But these were fun.
First…. the quiche.
I finally fixed the other half of our Christmas ham that had been languishing in the freezer. I did something I’ve never done before.… Continue reading.....
As some things come to an end others are just starting.
We have declared Asparagus Season to be finished.
The last green that we bought was skinny and tasty but the heads were just starting to flower.
The last white we bought was big, fat … Continue reading.....
Did I mention that it’s asparagus season?
Last weekend we decided to ‘double our pleasure’ and have asparagus for both a first course and a vegetable.
Mon mari is a firm believer in never being able to have too much asparagus.
As a good wife … Continue reading.....