Tag: Clafoutis

  • Virtual Dinner Party No. 8 – French Onion Soup, Vinegar Chicken, Rhubarb Clafoutis!

    Virtual Dinner Party No. 8 – French Onion Soup, Vinegar Chicken, Rhubarb Clafoutis!

    (Update: For VDP No. 9, click here) Coronavirus Lockdown With most of us in self-isolation or even total lockdown, a VDP (virtual dinner party) is one way to catch up with friends and to continue to test your cooking skills. We have now had a number of VDPs. Here is the link to the first…

  • The Simplest, Most Perfect Dessert!

    The Simplest, Most Perfect Dessert!

    Some years ago I had what, for me, was the most perfect of desserts. It was at The Willows, in its period as a fine dining restaurant in a lovely old mansion in St Kilda Road, Melbourne. It was lunch time, a warm December day and there were five of us around the table. Looking…

  • Nature, History … And Clafoutis!

    Nature, History … And Clafoutis!

    Note: Recipe for clafoutis with ricotta updated May 2020. New Norfolk is an historical town 35 kilometres and 35 minutes’ drive north-west of Hobart. It is there that the sea water of the Derwent estuary ends and the fresh water of the Derwent River takes over, with the river taking on a totally different character…