Author Archives: JJS

Confinement – Day 16

3rd week of confinement Wednesday April 1st 2020 April’s fool day although there is little to joke about Not too much as far as real news are concerned. I shall spare you the controversies of political nature going on at the … Continue reading

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Welcome April

March was kind of a weird month and I do not think April will be much better. We are stuck inside for the 1st half of it and it is very likely the second half will be similar. As far … Continue reading

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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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