Thursday, 17 June 2010

Lime and Ginger Melon Jam.

Confiture de Melon au Gingembre et Citron Vert from Clotilde Dusoulier.
It was she who...'For this English-language edition, Phaidon Press assembled a team of editors and cooks led by Clotilde Dusoulier, the food writer known for her popular blog at, who had inherited her grandmother's yellowed copy of Je Sais Cuisiner. Dusoulier and her team updated a large selection of the recipes for today's cooks, expanding the instructions when necessary, reducing fat in some recipes and shortening cooking times in others. The new edition also added 200 lovely photographs.'
The first English-language edition of Je Sais Cuisiner, France's first comprehensive cookbook, originally published in 1932 I Know How to Cook , by Ginette Mathiot

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

Photo Session

Наконец-то выглянуло солнце!
'Chandos Beauty' rose in my garden.
Аленький цветочек.

Saturday, 5 June 2010

Back home from France.

We have just arrived home after having a short break in France at Bretagne and Normandy.

Friday, 4 June 2010

...a trip to France, Normandy

One of the most beautiful mixed-style garden of France... Le Parc Floral de Haute Bretagne...где даже огород выглядит столь привлекательно...не знаю практично ли.

Chateau de Chaulieu- Small Renaissance Château - 16th Century.(50150 Chaulieu, France)
The City of Fougeres with its medieval castle, one of the finest fortresses in Europe, but this little town on the Brittany-Normandy border.