Tag Archives: blanquette

Interesting food and drink available in La France

OK, what are these? Most mysterious variety of veg on the seed display. Wonder if they will go well with this bottle of Blanquette given to us by our remaining neighbours, with flakes of gold leaf in it!? Advertisements

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À la fin de l’année- the end of a tough year

So we walk into our closest large supermarket (UK) & this bottle of crémant de Limoux is on the shelf with all the other bubbles. A bottle of Premiere Bulles rosé, with that toffee coloured tint that so many Southern … Continue reading

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Christmas food

A little late, but Merry Christmas blog-buddies. Every year I tweak the family favourites a little. I may have perfected cranberry sauce– 9 oz fresh cranberries 3 fl oz orange juice 3 oz dark muscovado sugar cinnamon stick or half … Continue reading

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Living a double life. Or, me and room service (again)

So, a few weeks ago it was warm enough to sit outside in Limoux, in the autumn sushine sipping cold rosé  wine and  eating cod poached in  Blanquette and finished with crème fraîche. Followed by a  coffee/toffee ice cream in … Continue reading

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Cafe culture in lovely Limoux

Now, regular readers know that we like our cafe culture and the opportunities for people and place watching that it affords. You have to love a place with a climate that allows you to indulge in this hobby outside for … Continue reading

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