le lac and le boudin

Le Lac (the lake) and Le Boudin (black pudding): where is the connection?There isn’t any. On a rather cold day in February we went to Lac de Montagnès in Southern France in La Montagne Noir, the most southern part of the Massif Central. The sky was blue, the sun was brilliant, only the temperature was rather low. We were at about 600-800 m & some snow had survived here and there – not only on…

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savoury delights

ham & beer & vegetables & gravy

Dieser Beitrag enthält Werbung – advertising.   Xmas is finally coming – mightily. I always try to ignore the early – very early, far too early – signs of Xmas starting to appear about mid of September. It’s mainly in your trusted food store & other shops where suddenly there are shelves filled w/ Xmas cookies, gingerbread, Xmas chocolate, chocolate Santas, Advent calendars … I never can deal w/ this when it’s about 25° C…

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savoury delights soups

sweet potatoes & sweet carrots

Dieser Beitrag enthält Werbung – advertising.   This is a spontaneous soup. I mean I had the idea in the morning before shopping – so I was spontaneous. Most of the ingredients were already in my pantry resp. fridge. All I had to buy were the sweet potatoes. So I set up my private cooking show after shopping & prepared the soup & took photos & made notes – then we had lunch. (You’ll see…

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