Asparagus and Avocado Salad; the weekly shopping; the weekly menu

Asparagus and Avocado Salad How do you shop? I was trying to decide this morning, as I drove to a second hypermarket after already having been to one, plus a local green grocer…. Am I becoming more picky about my purchases? Or are the stores becoming less accommodating? That second question was rhetorical…  I know … Continue reading…

Chicken Creole; Miscommunication? Or none at all?

Chicken Creole Miscommunication? Or utter and complete lack of communication? And, why you should never leave your mobile phones at home…. I had doctor’s appointments this morning.  Nothing serious; routine mammogram; bone density scan. This being France, I was told to plan on two hours.  They do rather like to be thorough. This being Friday, … Continue reading…

Creamy Herb Dressing with Yogurt; Listening v Hearing

Creamy Herb Dressing There’s nothing like two people talking about the same thing, differently; one in a foreign language, the other with a foreign accent; to really cock-up the simplest request. There is a phone next to the bed mon mari is currently lounging in. We thought it would be kind of fun if it … Continue reading…