Archive for January, 2010

Bandol Provencale Market

January 25th, 2010 at 9:58 pm » Comments (11)

When we had said a sad Good Bye to our Norwegian blogger friends, Claudie and Pierre did take us to another jewel of the French Riviera: Bandol. We had a nice stroll at the coastal walk at the port and enjoyed a fresh Provencale market. I felt right at home at once – of course, [...]

Big dig fig in France

January 20th, 2010 at 2:01 pm » Comments (15)

Before going to France, we had never tasted fresh figs. We don’t have them naturally growing in Sweden and it’s not so common in gardens either. When we’ve been on other trips, there haven’t been any ripened figs. So when we got the chance to taste fresh figs just picked from a fig tree in [...]

French Cooking a la Pierre

January 12th, 2010 at 1:15 am » Comments (14)

When we were in Provence, France, in August, Claudie & Pierre spoiled us like kids!!!! Pierre even stayed at home to cook while Claudie took us sightseeing. Need I to tell you that we were in heaven….? The best was when Chef Pierre, who is a very caring person, surprised hubby with a delicious octopus [...]