Monthly Archives: March 2020

Confinement – Day 15

Start of the 2nd fortnightº of confinement º For our American friends, that means 2 weeks Tuesday March 31st Last day of March already. Despite the long confinement days for the past 2 weeks, time seems to pass fairly quickly. … Continue reading

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Traditional Bread Pudding

by Marcus Ingredients 250g of bread (whatever you have left over) 250g of dried fruit (whatever you have) 40g of mixed peel 1 tsp of mixed spice 1 large egg (2 if using smaller eggs) beaten 300ml of milk 60g … Continue reading

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Tuna Pie

by Siegrid   Ingredients 1 round puff pastry (bought-ready-to use) Hot mustard (moutarde de Dijon forte) 1 tin (200g) tuna 150g cream (crème fraiche) 4 fresh tomatoes (depends on size) Oregano 150g gratin cheese Method Roll the puff pastry and … Continue reading

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French language

Despite the fact I have been speaking very little French over the past 30 years,  it is still mother tongue. Couple of affairs with English and German simply did not hurt. 🇫🇷  Il  y a une citation que j’aime beaucoup sur … Continue reading

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No fun

It cannot be fun driving around the Arc de Triomphe in these conditions. It has be be rush hour with cars everywhere, foot down and only look to your right because of the priority to the right. The cars coming … Continue reading

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Confinement – Day 14

Monday March 30th Day 13 ◀︎ Day 14 ▶︎ To come   Today is the last day of the first 2 weeks of consignement. I remember going to Carrefour exactly 2 weeks ago, the last time I went out of … Continue reading

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Parsee Red Chicken Curry

by Guy Ingredients 10 Dried Kashmiri Chillies  1 Tbs Tamarind – soaked in 50 ml Water [or use a jar of Tamarind Paste] 1 ½ Cups Desiccated Coconut  1 Tsp Kashmiri Chilli Powder [or a chilli powder of your choice!] ½ Tsp … Continue reading

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Confinement – Day 13

Sunday March 29th   The news of the day so far is that I ventured out of the house for the 1st time in 12 days. The objective was 1 hour exercise within the 1 km radius limit. So we … Continue reading

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Memories – 1975

Annecy I was looking for the formula 1 calendar and dates of the next race in France when I came across a picture of this rifle called FRF1. It brought back floods of memories since it was the rifle I … Continue reading

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