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Homemade Stocks

To make stock I always use my pressure cooker. Being trapped in allows the flavour of each ingredient really incorporate into the water steam, and it only takes 30 minutes! Otherwise it should simmer for 2 to 3 hours   For instructions on recipes template see post: Food Madness: Digital & Apps For more information see article: What Food do… Read more →

Healthy Dinners for Kids

Pizza, Tagliatelle alla Bolognese and Lasagna! These 3 recipes are definitely children’s favourites, but when commercially prepared they can be full of fat, preservatives and additives . Instead, if homemade they can be very healthy dinners for kids, as they are full of proteins, vegetables and carbohydrates. If you are discouraged by the preparation time, don’t be. I make them… Read more →

Healthy school lunch ideas

Back to School: Healthy School Lunch Ideas

It is always a struggle to come up with healthy new school lunch ideas. Francesco’s elementary school in Saint Paul has what I would describe as a Michelin Star canteen, with a menu and gourmet standard one would expect of a top restaurant, while Liam’s canteen provides a more the ‘classic’ school fare. The Centre International de Valbonne is like… Read more →

Renaud and Agnes Pappone

Organic Farming: Lavancia

Overcoming organic farming challenges – combining tradition with innovation This was one of the busiest weekends of the summer here in the Cote d’Azur, so we escaped the chaotic coast returning back to nature at the Organic Farm “Lavancia” in Puget Théniers. In 2009, Agnes and Renaud left their urban life to take on the challenge of organic farming. After… Read more →

Farm to table lavancia Farm

Lavancia Organic Farm To Table

What is “Farm to table” concept? “Farm to table” is when we, consumers, can buy directly from the Organic Farmers Here in France there are two ways to do that: 1. Organic Farmers Market. 2. AMAP: Organic food delivered directly to the consumer each week. Save Save Save Save Save 1. Organic Farmers Market Together with other local Organic Farmers,… Read more →