Chicken Ballotine

If you have some friends coming for dinner, this is a great make-ahead main course that’s sure to impress! Ingredients (makes 4) 1 medium onion, finely diced 1 glove of garlic, crushed 8 sun dried tomatoes, finely diced 12 large fresh basil leaves 4 chicken breasts 8 slices of Serrano ham Heat a little olive ….

Pristine Patagonia, a beguiling wilderness

We have recently returned from our joint 50th birthday trip to South America; a month-long adventure through four countries, in a continent we had never visited before. Whilst we encountered many iconic places along our journey, from Christ the Redeemer in Brazil to Machu Picchu in Peru, it was the Patagonian wilderness that has left the ….

Guide to Mazamet’s 2019 Spring & Summer Events

From the end of April, Mazamet plays host to a wonderful array of events… this round up, whilst not exhaustive, will give you a flavour of what’s taking place in 2019.   Floriales – April 26th-28th Plant sale, themed garden planting and an international floristry competition – all just 200 metres from La Villa in ….

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