Roots !

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We came across these fantastic roots in the ancient walls of a medieval fortified manor house near Falaise, Normandy. So pretty, yet so destructive

Becoming French

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Brexit may happen but then it may very well not. Who knows ? Here in Normandy the locals often ask us what we think but seriously, if the British Government doesn’t know what it happening then it is pretty unlikely … Continued

Food for Free !

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Trendy TV chefs do it, one of the worlds top restaurants does it, and we do it too but here at LVLG we do it cos it’s fun and cos it’s free. Yep, free food,  growing in the forest floor, … Continued

D Day….. 70 years on

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D Day…. 70 years on. When I was 18 I spent the summer working in the Hotel du Luxembourg in Bayeux. My passion for cooking was fuelled in the hotel kitchens. My empathy with the sufferings and terrors of soldiers … Continued

Poiriers en Fleurs

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Les anciens poiriers, une fois utilisés pour la fabrication poiré ( le cidre de poires) sont maintenant en fleurs entourant la (très longue!) Vieille Longère et apporte le hameau une vie sensorielle avec des fleurs et le son des abeilles, … Continued