Lock-down take 2. Day 8. 6th November 2020.
Up in good time today. It’s market day and it’s a while since I’ve been. Too long in fact. Chatting to Louisa last night spurred me on.
Lock-down take 2. Day 7. 5th November 2020.
Remember remember the 5th of November. Gunpowder, treason and plot. Bonfire night is what we used to call it when I was young.
Lock-down take 2. Day 6. 4th November 2020.
Well would you know it. We woke up this morning to a sharp frost. The first of the season.
Lock-down take 2. Day 5. 3rd November 2020.
So, today’s the day my friends in the US. Election day. I hope for two things. Firstly, that people will go out and vote.
Lock-down take 2. Day 4. 2nd November.
Following the outcry from independent shop owners around France, Jean Castex announced new measures last last night.
Lock-down take 2. Day 3. 1st November.
Pinch punch, the first of the month. Happy November! It rained all night and I woke up at 4am hearing strange noises downstairs.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – easy hollandaise sauce
Who doesn’t love hollandaise sauce? Yes, I know it’s made with lashings of butter but just once in a while it does you good.
Lock-down take 2. Day 2. 31st October 2020.
Halloween! Do we need anything else to remind us of the horror of this year?
Lock-down take 2. Day 1. 30th October.
It seems we already have dissent in the ranks. I’ve seen two special decrees signed by mayors of different towns that defy the government.
Lock-down take 2. The day before. 29th October 2020.
As it happens, I’d sent a message to my friend Allegra (who also happens to be my hairdresser) asking if she could fit me in for a cut.
Counting down to lock-down again. Wednesday 28th October 2020.
06h30. It’s barely light as I tiptoe downstairs to ‘powder my nose’ and let Pesto out. I open the front door and in shoots Bigi.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen. Easy Thai style prawn curry.
Here’s a super easy recipe for a tasty curry that you can have on the table in less than half an hour. Serve with plain rice.