47. Scotland – Strawberry Vanilla Scones

Scones originally came from Scotland in the 1500’s according to Webster’s Dictionary. They were originally made of oats and griddle baked. There’s two ways to pronounce it – skon vs skoon and there is debate about whether the name is derived from a Dutch word ‘schoonbrot’ which means beautiful bread or from the Stone of…

46. France – Cherry Berry Clafoutis

It’s summer time in France which means stone fruit and berries are everywhere in abundance. And it’s so much cheaper than at home 🙂 We went a bit overboard snapping up the fruity goodness at our local market, so I decided to make a clafoutis with cherries (cerises), raspberries (framboise) and blueberries (myrtilles). Clafoutis is a…

45. France – Fromage de chèvre omelette

So a bit of an update as it’s been ages since I’ve done anything with this blog (notice a common theme?!) In January we left New Zealand and embarked on a bucket-list journey with our kids through South East Asia and Europe. We’ve had an incredible time journeying through Malaysia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Sri…