With Apricots

Dried Fruit Compote

Dried Fruit Compote

Posted on: 7th Mar, 2014by frenchie

This week it’s one of our old La Cigale favourites which I’ve been making for years. I’m regularly asked for this recipe DRIED FRUIT COMPOTE. 
Serve it with a selection of French cheeses at the end of a meal instead of a dessert or alternatively make it your dessert and serve with whipped cream or mascarpone. […]

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Chicken & Apricot Tagine

Posted on: 5th Mar, 2014by frenchie

Tagines are really popular in France. This North African cuisine was imported by French colonialists a few decades ago and is now part of the diversity of French food. 
We’ve been asked for our chicken tagine recipe – the one Warwick and Lou cook each week for our tagine evenings. Ingedients (Serving for 3) 6 chicken thighs […]

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Braised Quail

Braised Quail

Posted on: 12th Feb, 2014by frenchie

Last weekend I bought a pack of six quail from William in our market on Saturdays. I cut them in half and four of us to had three halves each. They look small but that was definitely enough. When eating quail you need to be prepared to pick them up and eat in your hands. […]

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