Tag Archives: St. Cyprien

First of the season: White asparagus

One of our purchases at yesterday’s market in St. Cyprien was a bunch of white asparagus, as this delicacy made one of its début appearances of the season at several vegetable stalls (and one stall that was selling nothing but … Continue reading

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From the Sunday market to the plate

In the Greater Daglan Area, not every day involves dining out. Often we prepare our own meals, and often we base our meals on what’s available in the local markets. Since today was Sunday, that meant that it was market … Continue reading

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A review of Christmas treats

We have now glided through most of Boxing Day (translation for American readers: the day after Christmas), and so it’s time to review some of the treats we’ve enjoyed (so far) over the holidays, including the reasons why. Heavenly dessert. … Continue reading

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