01 mars 2013

La Saison des voisines - How I Met a Local Chutney Producer (English Post)

[Ce billet a également été publié en français ici.] When I heard that Séverine Brun not only produced chutney, which I love, but only used local produce to make it, I knew I had to meet her without further delay. Neither snow nor ice could stop me on that chilly February day when I drove to Mornant, a small town up in the Monts du Lyonnais (literally, the Mounts of Lyon) to meet up with her. As we sat drinking hot tea, a smily Séverine told me all about her personal and professional paths. She started out as a computer engineer... [Lire la suite]

19 février 2013

In Love with Root Vegetables - Chocolate and Beet Cake (English Post)

[If you would prefer to read this post in French, please click here.] Take 10 ladies on a freezing February evening. Serve them each with a slice of this chocolate cake and you’ll hear them cooing with pleasure. Next, have them guess what the ingredients are and the most scientific-minded among them will instantly find out. The mystery ingredient is beet, a sugary root vegetable which hides with perfect mastery behind the chocolate, himself a beautiful mood perker. I brought this cake last Monday to the evening board... [Lire la suite]
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