France





8/4/2016
While staying in France this summer, I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to forage for mushrooms. We were hoping for 'Ceps' and 'Chanterelles', but we found something we had never expected.
6/20/2016
This French-style terrine is a great introduction to using offal in the kitchen, even for people who might think they won't like it.
6/2/2016
Apricots are easy to work with, as they don’t need peeling and the pits are easily removed. This jam has a much lower percentage of sugar than the usual recipes. Learn to make homemade, French-style Apricot Preserves for use as a base for a sweet and hot glaze and in Apricot Bread Pudding.
9/24/2015
If you are planning to set up a garden with a surface that is bigger than 300 square meters, a tiller will help you save a lot of time and energy. Its sharp, heavy blades might be a little intimidating for first-time users, but with a little practice, you will get the hang of it.
7/20/2015
As I’ve been volunteering on a small organic farm in southern France, I’ve had the pleasure to eat some of the best meals of my entire life. Escargot (or cooked snails) isn’t a dish reserved only for high-cuisine in up-scale French restaurants. You can make delicious escargot at your own home and enjoy an authentic taste of France!
7/15/2015
Follow my first day on a French organic farm as I meet my WWOOF hosts, see the farm, and experience an incredible meal of escargot harvested from the wild!
7/1/2015
Follow my misadventures in Montpellier, France as I venture to try and make it to the farm of my first WWOOF host. From McDonald's bouncers and bubbly bus-drivers, to no money and no-star hotels, this story has it all.
6/17/2015
This blog post serves as an informative overview of the steps involved in creating a successful experience volunteering abroad on an organic farm.
7/16/2014
France puts a premium on preserving its food heritage. Here's one example of that country's many food heritage sites, this one in Brittany.
4/18/2011
The further degradation of our societal food skills are examined here, with small town food craftsmen becoming an endangered species, in this case, my local butcher.




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