French Essence #2 – Wine

A few years ago  we worked for a while with a French estate agent helping to select properties we thought might appeal to potential English buyers.  Given most people’s romantic notion of the perfect French dreamhouse, it was not difficult to dismiss the ranks of ugly concrete shoe boxes and Spanish style haciendas which sadly…

Recipe : Asparagus, prosciutto and baked goat cheese………

A simple supper of delicious ingredients, perfect for two. Ingredients :  A bunch of asparagus, washed, trimmed and peeled.  10 slices of Italian Prosciutto ham or similar.  Clove of garlic sliced into matchsticks.  A sprig of thyme.  160 grams of Saint Marcellin soft goat cheese or similar.  Crusty bread to accompany.          Blanch…