• Coeur du chocolate St Valentine Recipe

    Coeur du chocolate St Valentine Recipe

    Serves 8-10 This Coeur du chocolate dessert is fairly simple to make and very easy to eat! Chocolate Heart Dessert Cake – Happy Valentine’s Day For the Cake 140g unsalted butter 225g Dark chocolate, chopped 4 eggs separated 150g caster […]

     
  • Saucisse du Maison

    Saucisse du Maison

    We’ve been dying to try the new sausage machine again so we thought we’d let you have a look at what happened. Do not laugh – you’ll be eating our home-made chipolatas, merguez and persillades this summer so its all […]

     
  • Victoria’s Piperade Recipe

    Victoria’s Piperade Recipe

    Post Workout Eggs are something of a ritual for me after a session at the gym. Munching them before heading into the office today I found myself watching an old episode of ”Floyd on France” which I found flicking through […]

     
  • French Inspired Easter Feast Menu Suggestions

    French Inspired Easter Feast Menu Suggestions

    L’Age Baston Easter Feast Menu It’s official. Alexandra really enjoys cooking. This is probably just as well as she spends a lot of time in the kitchen in the summer. You already know Alex puts superb meals on the table […]

     
  • Fennel & Orange Salad Recipe

    Fennel & Orange Salad Recipe

    Fennel & Orange Salad This is a straightforward Fennel & Orange Salad recipe. One of the reasons I like it is that you can prepare the dish some time in advance and it won’t spoil. Salads and crudités are much […]

     
  • Easter Gigot of Salt Marsh Lamb Recipe

    Easter Gigot of Salt Marsh Lamb Recipe

    Gigot D’Agneau pour Paques (Easter Leg of Lamb) This is a super Salt Marsh Lamb recipe with fantastic ingredients and essentially so simple. Remember salt-marsh lamb is young and should have very little fat. If your joint has lots of […]

     
  • Flan Maraichin Recipe

    Flan Maraichin Recipe

    Flan Maraichin (Custard Tart) Recipe This Flan Maraichin recipe comes from the Marais area of the Vendée. A little to the north-west of La Rochefoucauld. It is usually served at the end of a festive Easter Meal with strawberries or […]

     
  • Roast Goose with Cognac Sauce Recipe

    Roast Goose with Cognac Sauce Recipe

    Roast Goose with Cognac Sauce Geese are bonier than other poultry and have larger rib cages so weight for weight, a goose will feed fewer people than a turkey or large chicken. The benefit being that although they have a […]

     
  • Walnut, Pear and Roquefort Salad Recipe

    Walnut, Pear and Roquefort Salad Recipe

    Walnut Pear and Roquefort Salad “Alex and I rise with the dawn eager for the new days’ delights of autumn and the walnut harvest. We joke and chaff happily as we pick them up. Sometimes we sing jolly walnut-picking folk […]

     
  • L’Age Baston Valentine Pudding

    L’Age Baston Valentine Pudding

    If you are wondering what to make for your loved one’s dessert this evening, look no further.  Here is a delicious gooey chocolate Valentine Pudding that everyone loves!  I placed a little heart cutter on the top before dusting to get […]

     
  • Courgette Farci aux Amandes Recipe

    Courgette Farci aux Amandes Recipe

    This summer has brought one of the biggest ‘gluts’ of courgettes that the L’Age Baston Potager has ever seen. We’ve had them long and greens, round ones and some long yellow too. Sometimes it feels like we’re running out of […]

     
  • Wild Boar – Civet de Sanglier Recipe

    Wild Boar – Civet de Sanglier Recipe

    Wild Boar at Château L’Age Baston We’re always hearing from the locals that there is supposed to be a boar problem round here. “Too fertile, too many”, say the hunters. “Too hungry, too many”, say the farmers thinking about maize yields.  […]