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Caramelized Fig Tarte Tatin

It’s fig season and my friend Veronique gave me a load of figs from her neighbor’s tree.  So many things to make with figs; magret carnard, pork roasts, etc. Although my husband was not enthusiastic about my proposed fig tarte,  … Continue reading

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Pintade Tajine with Aubergines and Figs

The French Nov-Dec 2019 Saveurs magazine includes several recipes inspired by Mahgrebian tajines.  The one prepared with guinea fowl, eggplant, figs and Moroccan spices inspired me! My usual source in the market that specializes in poultry products, unusually, didn’t have … Continue reading

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Tajine de Sanglier

It’s the gibier (wild game) season here in France and when M. Parret came to me with a portion of wild boar fillet, I knew he was hungry.  Since the operation on his second knee, his appetite hasn’t been what … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard aux Figues

Back in the day when children ate as they were told (“What, you don’t like prunes?!  Here’s two more and I’d better see a smile on your face!”), my grandmother had a fig tree. She loved figs!  I would dread … Continue reading

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Fig Tarte Tatin

Included in the  items on my shopping list for France were Amora mustard, Veuve Clicquot and butter.  EU or not, Dijon style mustard and Veuve Clicquot are a lot more expensive in Germany; 43 Euros for the Veuve as compared … Continue reading

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Foie de Veau aux Figues

That’s right.  I can just hear Frugal http://frugalfeeding.com/ now, “She’s making liver again.  Isn’t that just offal”?   Yes Frugal, but it’s veal liver with figs and Portuguese port!   Think about it. Pretty, pretty figs in the market.  That’s why I … Continue reading

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Foie Gras with Figs

My baby’s coming home tomorrow!   I thought we’d better eat the foie gras now; not his favorite.  More for us!  Lancanshire hot pot for him. I found this great video.  I love the way he just dumps the cooking … Continue reading

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