Rolled Savoy Sponge with Blueberries

Oh dear!  I am dead on my feet tonight, but not to fear … only 3 more days of le Tour to go.  It has gone so fast…I am beginning to think about what comes next for the ‘Dish a Day’ challenge, but more on that later! For tonight we have a Rolled Savoy Sponge…

Yabbies and truffles

It’s late, and I’ve been sitting here watching the Tour riders dice with disaster as they careen down the decline of the Alpe d’Huez.  Whoever called that a road was being outstandingly generous … ! Today we taste tested Gabriel Gaté’s recipe for Yabby Turnovers with Truffle.  It was so good.  Simple flavours, cooked to…

Roast Saddle of Lamb with Herb Stuffing

Here is a quick and easy lamb roast recipe that is jam packed full of flavour.  This recipe from Gabriel Gaté is tender, juicy and really showcases fresh herby flavours with the delicious lamb loin as the showstopper. Lamb roast in under an hour – check out the recipe and try it at home! Until…

Lyonnais Cheese Dip

Well, this recipe in French is called cervelle de canut which literally translates to ‘Silk worker’s brain’.  Sounds appetising doesn’t it?  Find out why and how to make it here…  (it’s okay, there’s no real brains involved in this one, believe me!)

Roast Lamb with Flageolets

Okay, here’s the roast lamb recipe for your eating pleasure.  I’m a bit under the weather today, so this post will be short and sweet.  Check out the recipe here and don’t forget to check back tomorrow to see how we go with the Nougat Cake that Gabriel Gaté featured on tonight’s episode of Taste…

Winter warmer…Brittany Fish Stew

Check out this recipe from the Taste le Tour – Brittany Fish Stew.  Simple, flavourful and packed full of good stuff, this is food that is good for the soul.  It is really easy to make as well, so no excuses.  Get into the kitchen and give this one a go… ..and then come back…

Get your snail on…

Yep, you heard right.  Tonight it was snails.  With herb and walnut butter, no less.  I have cooked.  I have conquered.  But alas, I chickened out at the tasting.  Perhaps if I hadn’t also been the one who had to prepare them, I might have been game to give them ago… Many thanks to James…

Duck…need I say more?

Okay, well I’ll say a bit more!  Todays challenge was Roast Duck with Prunes .  It was a really delicious recipe.  Sweet and sticky, tender and rich.  Just a great combination of flavours.  If you have not tried cooking with duck at home, give it a go. See you all tomorrow for Snails with Herb…