Category Archives: summer

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…

PAVLOVA IS IN THE AIR

Me and meringue are not always on harmonious terms, kind of like me and dance.

PAVLOVA IS IN THE AIR

Me and meringue are not always on harmonious terms, kind of like me and dance.

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…

BLUEBERRIES AND CREAM

I finally broke down and bought an ice cream maker… A real turbine.

BLUEBERRIES AND CREAM

I finally broke down and bought an ice cream maker… A real turbine.

CHORIZO-ROLLED FISH FILETS

This is a delicious and simple recipe that you really can’t mess up. Great summer fare!

CHORIZO-ROLLED FISH FILETS

This is a delicious and simple recipe that you really can’t mess up. Great summer fare!