Tag: orange blossom

Pastilla with chicken and almonds

Sometimes there is a certain ‘je ne sais quoi‘ that triggers my appetite for a special dish, something sweet, savoury and out of the ordinary. Perhaps it’s the combination of the sun, bright coloured flowers and the smell of my tiaré sun oil – whatever it is, it sets the tone to my hunger game […]


It is impossible not to think of Marcel Proust’s Madeleine scene in his novel ‘In search of lost time’. How a delightful little cake can trigger such vivid childhood memories… Madeleines are one of France’s most popular tea-time cakes, for all ages, ideal for dipping in a glass of milk or a cup of tea. […]


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