Drinking Beer. Now there's a subject for a blogger/writer/summer lovin' type of gal. I discovered beer, like properly started to LOVE drinking beer, in a bizarre way. I train for triathlons (as all the people around me will tell you...) and after my first triathlon a month ago the only thing I desperately wanted was a sparkling, fresh, Read on...
7 July 2014 / No comments
It's time for all of us to experience the beauty of Mince Pies at Christmas again. I really REALLY love these little spicy pies. They remind me of my childhood Christmas in London so much that when I taste them again it brings a tear to my eye. The sheer nostalgia provoked by taste alone. Isn't that amazing? So here you go, make it now Read on...
21 November 2013 / No comments
As promised, here is my yummy and super simple recipe for Ratatouille, a healthy but filling mix of eggplants, zucchini, tomatoes and many other vegetables currently in season here in France!
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed and minced
- 1 large onion, quartered and thinly sliced
- 1 small eggplant, cubed
- 2 green peppers, coarsely chopped
- 4 large tomatoes, coarsely chopped
- 3 to 4 small zucchini, cut into slices
- 1 teaspoon dried leaf basil
- 1/2 teaspoon dried leaf oregano
- 1/4 teaspoon dried leaf thyme
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
24 September 2013 / 4 Comments
I am lucky enough to get a luxuriously fresh and organic basket of fresh produce from a farm not far from me, about once a week (more about the wonderful owner and creator of this initiative very soon!) in the Landes, SW of France. As you know, I love fresh produce and love to keep on eating what's in season without having to pay extravagant amounts of money for an out of season kiwi, strawberry or tomato. Don't forget to have a look at my article on seasonal produce wherever you are in the world, it's so important to go with the flow of our seasons! Read on...
22 September 2013 / No comments
I have already spoken about one of my favourite local eateries, 45 avenue du Penon held by Phil and his beautiful girlfriend Suzie. Well here folks, is a ParisHues Premiere: Phil agreed to let me film him making his Fresh Tomato Salsa and EPIC Fish Tacos. All the instructions are in the video, the freshest ingredients are always best but Read on...
6 August 2013 / 3 Comments
I've always been a fan of almond milk and loads of other non dairy milks too. I don't really eat any dairy products and I jumped with joy when I discovered that I could make my own homemade almond milk with organic products! It's full of antioxidants without nearly as many calories. It's seriously about 60 calories per cup. You can make it for Read on...
10 June 2013 / 2 Comments
A taste from France. Wonderful, simple but incredibly enjoyable FOOD… Yum Recipees