Poached Eggs Bourguignon; Sniglets

It’s just been one of those days… We we turned our clocks back last night, it’s dark at 6pm… So….. Who remembers sniglets?  (Besides me) SNIGLET (snig’ lit) Any word that doesn’t appear in the dictionary, but should. COEGGULANT (ko eg’ yu lent)n. The white things in a plate of scrambled eggs. MUSQUIRT (mus’ kwirt)n. … Continue reading…

Veal and Shallots in Red Wine; Valentine’s Day…. Hmmm…

Veal and Shallots in Red Wine We don't celebrate Valentine's Day. I told that story last year…. We try not to remember that fateful night, those many years ago… Although, in discussing  colors for the kitchen the other day, mon mari remembered that I had painted his kitchen blaze orange and canary yellow in retaliation … Continue reading…

Pork and Celeriac Stew; Wild Boar Stew; Progress!

Pork and Celeriac Stew Mon mari tells me the view from the roof is quite spectacular. I'll take his word for it. He was up there, over the weekend, fixing a few tiles that blew loose in last week's storm. As to the house progress…. Well, the good news is there were no major setbacks. … Continue reading…