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A time for baking

It’s early.  I’m up before the sun and the air in the cottage is cold after a night below zero.  There is a frost on the ground and through the kitchen window all looks still, bar the occasional blackbird flitting around on the gravel path. The sky still looks grey Read more…

Quick creations

Despite the cool misty September mornings it is still incredibly hot here in western France.  A lovely extension to summer.  I’ve been busy in the kitchen today making two of my favourite things. A blackberry crumble cake with blackberries picked from the hedgerows here.  And a lovely nourishing whipped body Read more…