Tag Archives: lamb

Lunching in Daglan: a few tidbits

There has been precious little blog-posting lately, because there has been precious lots of sweltering going on. We are now stuck in the longest heat wave that my wife Jan and I can remember since we moved to Daglan. On … Continue reading

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Two friends, three meals: Paris express

Lately my wife Jan and I have been caught up in a flurry of social events, travel and guests, so my blog postings have been few and far between. Time to remedy that, first with a look back at a … Continue reading

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A (very) long lunch in Monpazier

Thursday is market day in the lovely (and fairly touristy) bastide town of Monpazier, about a 40-minute drive from our home base in Daglan. This past Thursday morning turned out to be sunny and beautiful, so my wife Jan and … Continue reading

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Variations on the theme of lamb shoulder

For several years, I have been tinkering with a French recipe for shoulder of lamb, trying to correct what might be called The Lemon Dilemma. Now I believe I have solved it. At this point, if you have no interest … Continue reading

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Dish du jour — 20/04/2013

Well, we just couldn’t go cold turkey and stop fine dining altogether, could we? So today we picked up our friend Suzanne and headed west from Daglan to Bergerac for some shopping and, of course, lunch at La Table du … Continue reading

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