Moules Mariniere

You may wonder why I have to post a recipe for Moules Mariniere? The problem is that cream is so often is listed as an ingredient and it needs pointing out that it has no part in true Moules Mariniere. … Continue reading

A wonderful starter

We’ve just had another superb lunch at a regular place for us https://www.theblackrat.co.uk/ They had a new starter dish today ‘Heirloom tomato salad, wood ants, sake infused tomato consomme, tosazu’. I can’t remember the last starter I enjoyed as much … Continue reading

Fromage blanc

Something it’s impossible to find in the UK. It’s not yoghurt, not fromage frais, not cottage cheese, not quark etc. Years ago when I first encountered it, and immediately loved it, it was a standard desert in every French truck … Continue reading