Life in the Loire on lock-down. 9th May. Day fifty six.
Lock-down uniform on. Baguettes are on the agenda this morning. This could be a very big mistake. We will see. They’re a surprise for Nigel.
Life in the Loire on lock-down. 20th April. Day thirty seven.
I lay in bed listening to the blackbird singing loudly in the garden this morning. He sits on the top of our gate post. A little treat to start the day.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – tomatoes!
I’m sure we are not the only ones to have tomatoes coming from every direction. They never taste better than when picked fresh from the garden. Here are a couple of ideas that are easy and tasty.
What’s in season in the Loire? Asparagus
Possibly my favourite vegetable of all time. Asparagus has a short season and when it comes in it will be on our table frequently. Healthy, easy to cook, versatile and delicious. Here are a few of my favourite ideas for cooking with asparagus.
Favourite restaurants in the Loire – La Table de la Bergerie
David Guitton at La Table de la Bergerie in the Layon consistently produces dishes that are simple, seasonal and packed with flavour.