Every year, in December we make gingerbread snowflakes.
Read more →Growing up, the first weekend in December was when we put up the Christmas tree. This weekend still feels like the start of the festive season for me; our decorations are up, and the Christmas baking has begun.
Read more →I discovered you can microwave pumpkin seeds for a quick and tasty snack
Read more →Today we got our first proper-sized radish; crunchy, spicy, and bright pink.
Read more →Living in the gastronomic capital of France ensures we are surrounded by amazing food, and a seemingly endless collection of new things to try. Still, there are things I miss that are hard to come by in France. So, our trip to Australia became something of a gastronomic event. This was not fine dining gastronomy, it was simple pleasures.
Read more →Our local market was abundant with new produce this week. Amongst the seasonal offerings, there was an array of fruit and vegetables that I have never seen before. One of these new discoveries is kaki.
Read more →It was a couple of years a go that I first started to hear about quinoa. Almost overnight it seemed to be everywhere; recipes were popping up on my blogs, and my colleagues were talking about what they’d made for dinner with it. When I saw quinoa in the health food store recently, I decided to get some and finally try it out.
Read more →Wednesday morning. It’s an odd point in the week to look forward to, but Wednesday mornings hold one of my favourite moments of the week.
Read more →Lentils feature fairly regularly in our meals, and last week I picked up a bag of French green lentils at the supermarket. I haven’t used French green lentils before, but they seemed to be the common variety on the shelves.
Read more →Christmas is just around the corner. The decorations are up, and the Christmas events are in full swing. But, until yesterday, there was something missing - our traditional Christmas gingerbread snowflakes.
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