One of my favourite home comforts is soup. Growing up in the mountains in France, soup is a staple for most households; the snow falling outside as you warm your cheeks and and fill your nostril with the full smell of a courgette soup makes me want to cozy up with a blanket and a good book. So of course, when we travelled through the … Continue reading Recipe: Turmeric and ginger Kabocha squash soup (by a lake in Washington)
When I was back home a few weeks ago I took a trip up to my mothers home and where she grew up; Alsace. Alsace is a region right on the border of Germany and Switzerland, and it has alternated between French and German control over the centuries and the wars. Home of sauerkraut and known for its sausages, the cuisine truly reflects the cultures … Continue reading Christmas markets in Alsace: the snack edition.
Yesterday I woke up paralyzed. My neck was completely stuck, and my body just couldn’t move an inch. Lucky me to be staying with my parents until I fly out to the Caribbean onto my next yacht employer, I was able to call out a strangled “MUUM! SOS!” at 6am for a hand sitting up and a good dose of heat cream. So, bedridden as … Continue reading RECIPE: Apple Cake