Category Archives: seasons

DRINKING TEA CAN TURN YOU INTO A POET

   Last year, a company called Teavivre proposed to send me some teas to taste. With nothing to lose, of course I said yes.  I tasted five different teas over the months: two black teas, one oolong, one green, and

DRINKING TEA CAN TURN YOU INTO A POET

   Last year, a company called Teavivre proposed to send me some teas to taste. With nothing to lose, of course I said yes.  I tasted five different teas over the months: two black teas, one oolong, one green, and

A TASTE OF SUMMER

  In the classic tradition of highly sporadic posting, I’m back. A year has gone by since I last wrote. I’ve travelled to see my family. I’ve moved to a place I love but needs plenty of work. I’ve suffered atrocious

A TASTE OF SUMMER

  In the classic tradition of highly sporadic posting, I’m back. A year has gone by since I last wrote. I’ve travelled to see my family. I’ve moved to a place I love but needs plenty of work. I’ve suffered atrocious

THE SHELLFISH OF BOUZIGUES

Perched on the terrace above an oyster farmer’s workshop, I was appreciating the view over the Etang de Thau…

THE SHELLFISH OF BOUZIGUES

Perched on the terrace above an oyster farmer’s workshop, I was appreciating the view over the Etang de Thau…

SPRING BEET & CARROT CARPACCIO

The first weeks of spring have furnished me with an irresistible urge to clean things, air out, lighten up…

SPRING BEET & CARROT CARPACCIO

The first weeks of spring have furnished me with an irresistible urge to clean things, air out, lighten up…

ROASTED GARLIC & WHITE BEAN SOUP BLISS

In pastry school, my teacher once said that he could never understand why people would keep a recipe secret.

ROASTED GARLIC & WHITE BEAN SOUP BLISS

In pastry school, my teacher once said that he could never understand why people would keep a recipe secret.

HOW I FELL IN LOVE WITH OTTOLENGHI TODAY

It just so happened that today I looked for a lentil salad recipe. Ingredients were sparse in the kitchen as we haven’t been shopping since returning from the holidays.

HOW I FELL IN LOVE WITH OTTOLENGHI TODAY

It just so happened that today I looked for a lentil salad recipe. Ingredients were sparse in the kitchen as we haven’t been shopping since returning from the holidays.