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French fish frolic

Our latest foray into the recipes from┬áMastering the art of French cooking took us into unfamiliar territory – poached fish. Not that I’ve never eaten fish that has been poached, I’ve just never thought to try it at home. And … Continue reading

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Further French forays, a food faux pas or five, and fresh fritters …

… following a fraught fortnight. Maggie and I have just been through two weeks of anxiety and stress involving a health scare. Thankfully, an investigative procedure has found no evidence of anything life-threatening and, as of Saturday evening, we have … Continue reading

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At the base of the J-curve

So, as of Christmas Day 2015, I am the happy owner of┬áMastering the Art of French Cooking. Happy, despite the fact that this book was first published in 1961 and has not been updated since 1983. Happy, because watching Julie … Continue reading

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