Posts Tagged ‘figs’

Fresh Figs

 

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In warmer weather it is always great to eat outdoors whenever possible, and small shared plates of charcuterie, fresh vegetables, cheeses and olives are always a hit served with a baguette and butter, and accompanied with a variety of fruit; oranges and clementines are great, and sliced apples, red and green grapes, and one of our favourite fruits that make the spread elegant and delicious, fresh figs. Continue »



Dinner with Laura Calder

What do you look for in a cookbook? If you’re like me, you want a collection of recipes that reflect a consistent theme, are not overly intimidating, instructions that are direct- inspiring a feeling of confidence- and yet still challenge. The narrative has to be approachable and entertaining, setting a tone that makes you wish you could spend some time with the author, cooking in the kitchen, sharing some stories over a glass of wine while preparing something delicious. Above all, the cookbook should make you want to cook, eat, and share your efforts with people you love. Continue »