Zucchini & Leek Soup

Each year we spend a month in Australia for our annual ‘bootcamp’. It’s a month on the stunning Sunshine Coast of healthy eating, exercise, alcohol free & goal setting which sets us up for the new year. We share the cooking and delight in finding new recipes that the other likes. This simple soup has…

French Crepes

In a fortunate coincidence my sister and her family moved to Paris at exactly the same time we did. On Sunday mornings my three little nieces would plant themselves at the kitchen table eagerly awaiting the arrival of their crepes off the hotplate. Having trained at Le Cordon Blue her crepes were a family weekend…

Boeuf Bourguignon

When we had family stay with us in Paris one of the things we most loved to do was to go to the Bastille markets on a Sunday together and buy all the ingredients for this classic French dish. We’d spend the afternoon making it together in our tiny Parisienne kitchen and the hearty classic…

Sangeetha’s Rustic Cassoulet

This is truly one of my favourite quick meals at the chateau! My gorgeous friend Sangeetha first whipped this rustic delight up for me when I arrived delirious in London after a 30+ hour flight from Australia. We needed to be up at 4am the next day to catch a flight to ? and neither…