Here in France the strawberry season starts off early with the arrival of a small, slightly oblong little strawberry called gariguette. One might expect a rather sharp, watery, bland little fruit but actually gariguettes are renowned for their sweet and well rather strawberry-like flavour – sadly so many strawberries you buy today, because we demand …
Next on my seasonal hit list is rhubarb, actually a vegetable that we treat like a fruit (the opposite of the tomato, the fruit we tend to use as a vegetable) and a part of the sorrel family, hence perhaps the sharpness of it’s stem
Tender asparagus spears adorn the local markets here in SW France. Join me in food course and cook some of the fabulous regional dishes in Poitou Charente
Join Louise Pickford and Ian Wallace for a bespoke 4 day food photography and styling workshop in SW Framce
First cooking class – Asian Noodles was a huge success with my 4 lovely students.
Today I am launching my brand new business – Come Cook In France – food tours and cooking classes from my home in SW France. Please check it out and spread the word. http://www.comecookinfrance.com RESIDENTIAL The weekend food lovers retreat – a 3 day/4night residential cooking course, with trips to producers and markets and a …
At the end of last year I finally managed to set up my first cook club as a prelude to beginning of a new venture I am due to launch over the coming months. This course was set in time for Christmas as it was all about edible gifts, perfect for friends and family as everyone loves …