From the category archives:

Gascon Kitchen Recipe

Say klah’-foo’-tee’. Clafoutis. Now add a little corn meal… say Millasous.

June 14, 2013

  There is the French way of doing things. And then, there is the Gascon way. When I write from my kitchen desk, I am usually writing in the Gascon tense. Cooking is no exception. So what exactly does it mean when you see something that says ‘Gascon’ ?  Well, aside from the obvious regional […]

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Apricot Goat Cheese Tarte- for Tim Clinch Photography Workshop

July 17, 2012

Buy apricots. Now. When Tim Clinch and I discussed the first day’s shoot for the Food Photography Workshop this weekend, we both shouted , “Summer!” These are summer moments, don’t put it off. Peaches, Tomatoes, Apricots. Too soon and these perfectly ripe fruit will be passé and you’ll have to make apricot jam. However, just […]

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Weekend Breakfast-at-Camont. Asparagus & HAM

April 28, 2012

It begins here, with two good ingredients. Ham- Eric Ospital’s Ibaiona brand from the Basque Country. Asparagus- local, just picked and carried to the market so fresh it snaps. This week, my Kitchen Godmother, Vétou Pompele,  came by for weekend breakfast (a decidedly not French event) and asked me what I would make for her. I grabbed […]

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