Fish Soup Marie Rose

A long the Cote d’Azur one comes across many versions of the traditional Marseilles bouillabaisse, some outstanding and some just awful. It is quite a tiresome process to make the old-fashioned way, so when I had my cookery school, I devised this recipe which became an alltime favourite in my catering business and at the …

Make your own pasta!

Just do it! Making your own pasta is just so satisfying, whether you have a pasta machine or not. When my daughter was at prep school, I arranged afternoon classes of pasta-making. The girls would come to our kitchens after school and make pasta to take home for dinner. We would have sheets of pasta …

Nougat Ice Cream

When thinking of nougat, memories come flooding back of our Provençal Kitchen tours that I used to take to France in the 90’s. The groups would stay at a hilltop Bastide hotel deep in the Provençal countryside. We would show off the department of the Var with trips to Roger Verge and the truffle experience …