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Global Cassoulet Supper Adventures

7Feb2016
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Like postcards from a long lost cousin, these are the many cassoulets I made across the globe: from Camont to New York to Tokyo to Australia. In Annie Smither’s garden kitchen in Malmsbury Victoria Australia. Before the oven and a in…

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Rhubarb Strawberry Crumble for breakfast

18Apr2015
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The first rhubarb grown in my garden was cause for celebration this week. This is a new patch of ‘Frontyard Foraging Garden’ that was just started barely two years ago when Jill L. came for a gardening internship at Camont.  So…

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J’adore la poule au pot authentique et naturelle, telle que le bon sens gascon l’a créée. La poule au pot n’est pas sophistiquée, elle est unique.

Maire-Claude Soubiron Gracia Rey

Learning at Camont 2015

7Jan2015
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  I have to admit I am as drawn to the new as much as the old; the latest smart TV has been a pleasant diversion these last few winter nights; my iPhone is a constant companion; I am looking…

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Chicken and Egg- nothing new under the sun…

4Jun2014
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This little book dropped into my lap yesterday. Actually, it was gently placed in my basket by my bargain hunting sister on a day’s outing with the Camont Crew to the Fête des Plantes in the village of Lamontjoie.  In it is…

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I Heart Australia: Finding France Down Under

26Mar2014
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I found myself saying this over and over during the last two weeks-I heart Australia. And this is why. Over the last two weeks,  Christiane and Dominique Chapolard and I traveled the Victorian Countryside visiting farms, towns and markets. We came to…

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French Pigs upside down! Australia Workshop Road Trip.

9Mar2014
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  Come join us in Australia for a very special workshop in the Melbourne area. March 16th at Jonai Farms and some ensuing Gascon Gastronomic madness at Annie Smither’s Du Fermier on Tuesday March 18th. Tickets for workshop here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/french-pig-butchery-charcuterie-tickets-10718359903

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Looking at France …from afar and from within.

5Mar2014
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This timeless scene- the Basque charcutier Pierre Oteiza and a table of French fans. I had thought I would write a post about my  trip to the Salon d’Agriculture in Paris last week. You could call it the largest Producer’s market in…

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