Driving the Normandy Countryside

The landscape of the Normandy countryside is that of the mixed woodland and pasture, with fields and winding country lanes sunken between narrow ridges and thick hedgerows.

During the D-Day Landing, Continue reading “Driving the Normandy Countryside”


Wild Mushroom Lasagna

This lasagna has a golden crispy crust and a savory aromatic filling, not to mention the health benefit of seasonal wild foraged mushrooms.


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Quinoa & Veggie Souffle

“The only thing that will make a souffle fall is if it knows you’re afraid of it”

-James Beard


The first time I made a soufflé, it was a screaming success! I mean look at it – it rose up high and even, had the right amount of air pockets; The texture was light and fluffy, and the taste amazing. Continue reading “Quinoa & Veggie Souffle”

Cheese Straws


Last weekend Grace and I hiked to Lake Ingalls to see the glorious golden larches in their prime colors. Remembered that I had leftover puff pastry dough in the freezer from baking the caramelized apple tart, I made Cheese Straws to bring along as snacks. Continue reading “Cheese Straws”