Hello I am Emma, a Chef, and my plus one is hubby John, a Sommelier. Together we run our beautiful Holiday Let and Cookery School, here, in the Lot-et-Garonne region of South West France.
I have wanted to do a blog for years but have never had the time so here we go. I will post stuff about what hubby and I are getting up to and the food and recipes that I am cooking throughout the year. I hope you enjoy.
My Latest posts
Ingredients Pudding 150 g dark cooking chocolate 300 ml boiling water 150 g chopped dates 100 g unsalted butter, softened 150 g soft light brown sugar 3 large free-range eggs 225 g plain flour 1 tsp. bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp. baking powder Toffee Sauce 140 g golden syrup 140 g light brown sugarContinue reading “Chocolate sticky toffee pudding”
Hubby John loves beef strogonoff. It is a great dish to have a few days before Christmas. The recipe I have used beef fillet tail but, Sirloin or Rump will be good to. Ingredients 4 people 600g beef tail fillet 100g cooked crispy bacon lardons 25g butter 1 onion, thinly sliced 250g button mushrooms, thinlyContinue reading “Beef Stroganoff”
Courgettes grow in abundance in our little cottage potager here in SW France. So one of my recipes come to mind as we are nearer to Christmas. Emma’s Courgette Pickle is great anytime of the year, but especially tasty at Christmas when the table is brimming with cold meats, cheese and pickles!! Bon Appetit. IngredientsContinue reading “Emma’s Courgette Pickle”