Category Archives: Walk with Joy

Lentils, Shiny Gold and Strong Hopes

‘Turn out the lights, the party’s over They say that, ‘All good things must end’ Let’s call it a night, the party’s over And tomorrow starts the same old thing again’ So sang Willie Nelson. One year ends and another … Continue reading

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Posted in AOC, Baccala, Blue Collar Gastronomy, Capon, Caponisation, Cheese, Chicken, Choucroute, Cipriani, DOP Basilico Genovese, Fermented Foods, Foie Gras, Fruits Glace, Game, Genoa, Harry's Bar, Label Rouge, Pecorino Romagna, Pesto alla Genovese, Pesto alla Genovese, pied de Porc, Polenta, Poulet, Poulet de Bresse, Poulet de Bresse, Poulet Fermier, Poulet Fermiers, Real Italy, Rice, Risotto, Salt Cod, Simple Food, Stocks and Stock Making, supermarkets, Trotters, Venice, Walk with Joy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Putting on your Saturday Bresse

If chicken is my most favoured meat, then Poulet de Bresse reigns high above the clouds – as is written of the Bresse chicken being ‘The Queen of Chickens and the Chicken of Kings‘ – the famous quote attributed to … Continue reading

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Posted in Alcohol, AOC, Black Peppercorns, Blue Collar Gastronomy, Classic Desserts, Food Marketeers, food politics, Food Scams, French Regional Foods, French supermarkets, Good Potatoes, Poulet, Poulet de Bresse, Poulet de Bresse, Poulet Fermier, Poulet Fermiers, Sauce Making Essentials, Speciality Chicken, Stocks and Stock Making, supermarkets, Terroir, Uncategorized, Walk with Joy, Wild Funghi | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Pain Alleviated by Rice. What Joy.

Apologies for the fewer number of pieces posted in recent days but I have been in too much pain to write – a condition that should leave as quickly as it arrived with expert manipulation tomorrow. Please be patient dear readers, I … Continue reading

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Posted in Blue Collar Gastronomy, Classic Rice Dishes, DOP, Food Influencers, Ingredients, Po Valley, Real Italy, Rice, Risotto, Simple Food, supermarkets, The Moors, Venice, Walk with Joy | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment