Food.Photography.Workshop with Tim Clinch

23Feb2017
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  Food and Photography are a way of life here at Camont. We Instagram and post to Facebook all the time. However, when Tim Clinch comes to town with his bag of magic light tricks, I click into a different gear- cook/stylist/author.…

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Cassoulet Redux

12Nov2016
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When you search my blog Food Stories from Gascony- the word cassoulet appears in 126 different posts. That means that over the last eleven years I have written about cassoulet at least ten times a year. There are dozens of photographs,…

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La Croustade aux Pommes

23Oct2016
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  La Croustade. Think crusty, crunchy, and sugary pastry. Aux Pommes. Think juicy, sweet, and acidy apples. This is the one sweet French recipe you need to know when you are at home or traveling. With only 6 ingredients and…

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Summer Food: When August descends like a nap.

1Aug2016
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If you’ve been following my Instagram feed this summer, you’ve been gastronomically assaulted with picture after picture of my rustic tables set for lunch at Camont. More than once, we overflowed the big round wine vat table to two, then three old…

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on ducks, death and rillettes at Camont

20May2016
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NO MORE FOIE GRAS!!!??? FOIE GRAS BANISHED IN FRANCE!!??? From the crazy headlines of international magazines like Conde Nast Traveler publishing cautionary tales to the simply illustrated flyer from my village explaining how to help stop the spread of the…

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