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Uzes – Table de Julien 2

Published on June 17th, 2015 | by Ann Rickard

What a delightful dinner last night at Table de Julien 2 just outside Uzes.  The chef/owner Julien used to operate the tiny café in the village of St. Maximin where we used to base ourselves for... Read More


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France – Day 3

Published on June 16th, 2015 | by Ann Rickard

Going into an ordinary French supermarket is like going into food paradise. The fresh produce is a blaze of colour and seduction, apricots and cherries are in summer season, the figs are ripe, the melons are... Read More


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France – Uzes Day 2

Published on June 15th, 2015 | by Ann Rickard

The problem with France, is there is just too much of it.   Too much gorgeousness on every corner. We are surrounded by history, grand old buildings, stone arches, handsome monuments, imposing churches – and down every... Read More


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First Day in France

Published on June 14th, 2015 | by Ann Rickard

After waiting a year, finally we are here back in our beloved Uzes in the South of France with a week to spare and check everything out before our guests arrive for this year’s culinary tour... Read More


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Christmas Day At The Rickards

Published on January 3rd, 2015 | by Ann Rickard

Are you as glad as I am that it’s all over?  Now Christmas Day is done and dusted and New Year’s is well out of the way (it went unnoticed by me, in bed at 9pm, didn’t even... Read More


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Craving a Brussel Sprout … aaagh!

Published on November 26th, 2014 | by Ann Rickard

I felt the urge for a brussel sprout come upon me last week. Now that’s not something you have the chance to often say. But there it was. A craving for brussel sprouts. It fell upon... Read More


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