Category Archives: Food

New fruit to me

Went to the market this morning and I saw this Kaki fruit which I did not appear to know. Anyway, I picked one up to try later. Actually it was graciously offered by the stall keeper who knows my face … Continue reading

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Market day

    There are 3 markets during the week in Carcassonne which all take place in the main square in the middle of town. Two smaller one on Tuesdays and Thursday and the major on       It is … Continue reading

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Cocoa & Grapes

We had the opportunity last week to take part in a discovery tour “Cocoa & Grapes” organised and run by our friend Brent.   Brent demonstrated his vast knowledge of the area and the town of Carcassonne but also his … Continue reading

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Olives

On another note, we had loads of olives on our tree in the garden. I reckon more than 15 kilos and there are probably another 3 or 4 kilos still on the tree but to high for me to reach. … Continue reading

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October

October is upon us. Where did September go? The fact that I spent 2 weeks in Corsica and that within 48 hours of returning 4 friends (who were expected) turned up for the week. As soon as they left, the … Continue reading

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Tasting

Excellent article from my friend Bob on their blog “Lets live in France”. I attended the “Fête de la Gastronomie” in Carcassonne the other day and it was certainly very pleasant as Bob describes. The event is organised by my … Continue reading

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Figues de Barbarie

I simply love that fruit. Bought some at the market at the weekend and it has been my diet for the past couple of days. There are so many growing in the wild that I might go for a drive … Continue reading

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