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“Can we have a quiet week, please?” Terry asks me yesterday morning, after the kids have left for school and I am finishing clearing the weekends dishes… I must say, last week has been crazy busy, a whirlwind of family lunches, birthday dinner, recovery attempts and taste experiments. Not necessarily in that order. You see, it was Terry’s birthday last wednesday, which happened to be 3 days after (Australian) Father’s Day. We… Read More

Here is a very easy dinner to make at home or on the boat. It uses very common ingredients, often found in the fridge any day of the week: tomatoes, ham, leeks (or onions), eggs…This is my take on Huevos Rancheros or Shakshuka: eggs cooked in a tomato based sauce. It only takes a few minutes to prepare (mostly chopping), cook (let the tomatoes stew for a while), and most importantly, satisfies… Read More

One of my favourite meats is veal. I love the mild flavour, the tender texture and it is so versatile you can cook it a dozen ways and never tire of it! While growing up in France, veal was as common on the canteen menu as beef, chicken or fish. It was rarer at home however, since it is quite expensive. Still, I remember delicious blanquettes de veau, escalopes, or grilled cotes… Read More

“Real men don’t eat quiche”. That’s what an Australian friend once told me. He has since tasted a lot of quiches of mine, and so have my men as these open-face savory pies with a custard filling feature on our onboard menu nearly every week. Nothing draws my kids faster to the table, than the aroma of buttery pastry baking! The pastry is a cinch to make, I often make a double… Read More

  I hardly bake on land, but long days on passage, profusion of fruits and endless requests from the kids for baking cakes (one of Anne’s favourite school activities), mean that our sweets repertoire has steadily grown. Here is a recipe for the most popular sweet on board. Anne and Marc request banana bread at least once a week, and I have found that other boat’s kids ( and some of the… Read More

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