October 2014 archive

Recipe: Pumpkin Crème Brûlée

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Pumpkin Crème Brûlée

Pumpkin Crème Brûlée

Who doesn’t have a sweet tooth for a cream and vanilla flavored custard. Traditionally the entire surface is sprinkled with granulated sugar just before serving. The custard is then placed under heat so that the sugar quickly caramelizes and becomes brittle. Although this step can be omitted, the brittle sugar creates a delicious flavor and texture contrast to the smooth, creamy custard beneath. (more…)

You’re my pumpkin x

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Pumpkins

Pumpkins from our garden

Let’s talk about fruit, one that consists of 90 percent water… it’s a pumpkin! Yes love, a pumpkin is a fruit!  And it’s pumpkin season right now, want it or not!

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Halloween’s eight-legged creatures

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A little spider in our garden

A little spider in our garden

Do you live in Antarctica? No, well if you don’t like spiders, that’s the only place to go to have none, everywhere else, on every continent they are. If you suffer from arachnophobia, best not meet the Giant Huntsman spiders, as they have leg-spans of around 30cm! In France we only have a few dangerous ones. The one in the picture lives in the well in our garden.

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