Monthly Archives: December 2020

Yet another Christmas (dining) tradition

People always talk about their traditions at the holiday season, as if they were set in stone. What I’ve discovered over the years is that traditions change. During our working years in Toronto, for instance, our Christmas Eve dinner was … Continue reading

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Another fine-dining meal, chez nous

A couple of weekends ago, we had an odd experience with the restaurant that’s become our favourite for fine dining and that’s within easy driving distance, O Moulin in Carsac. We had checked out its take-out menu online, and liked … Continue reading

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Trufflezilla!

Yesterday (Sunday) marked the 2020 start-up for Daglan’s market of the famous winter truffles (the Périgord black truffles) and with a bit of luck, we managed to score big-time. Our story begins not long after 10 a.m., when Jan headed … Continue reading

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Our best tree yet

On Wednesday, which was a fairly miserable grey day, the village workers put up Daglan’s Christmas tree. Yesterday, which was equally wet and miserable, the workers decorated the tree. And this morning — which was beautifully sunny and bright — … Continue reading

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