Soggy mushrooms, salty sole and the bright lights of Bertric-Burée

Located in the centre of the small village of Bertric- Burée, Aux Petits Oignons prides itself on its traditional cuisine and friendly atmosphere. It offers a range of dishes from a simple a la carte menu to a selection of fixed menus. After being instructed by our French teacher to write a review of a … More Soggy mushrooms, salty sole and the bright lights of Bertric-Burée

Remembering Jo

We said goodbye to our dear friend Joanna Witt last weekend. Her totally unexpected and very sudden death was caused by sepsis. She was 43. She leaves behind her partner, Oliver and her three young boys, Henry, Digby and Ned. We are devastated. I first met Jo in Cairns, Australia in 2000 when we were both … More Remembering Jo

Incredible India

They say that India is an assault on the senses. I would have to agree. From the noise to the heat to the smells of spices, blocked drains and litter, to the colour and chaos of the towns, shops and people, it both excites and exhausts at the same time. Having learnt our lesson from … More Incredible India

Walnuts anyone?

As you know, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the walnut harvest. That day has now come. Today I’ve been and gathered the windfall. From just two trees, I collected some 250 nuts. And I can see more, high up in the branches, just waiting for the opportune moment to fall. It’s taken me almost two hours to … More Walnuts anyone?