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A Walk to the Refuge du Chioula

Ever since we moved to this stunningly beautiful part of the world, I’ve been hankering for some walks higher into the mountains; however, it turns out isn’t so easy with young children. Last year, when we visited Orlu, I discovered there are these wonderful mountain refuges tucked away in remote places high up in the…

Squash/Pumpkin & Lentil Soup

A tasty and filling soup, perfect for cool autumn lunch or dinner. Serve with crusty bread and butter. Print Recipe Squash/Pumpkin & Lentil Soup Servings Ingredients 1 or more pumpkin or squash Use whatever squash you have available (I used half a red kuri (hokkaido) squash and a piece long island cheese pumpkin.1 cup red…

Creamy Onion Soup

This recipe started off as a more traditional French onion soup, but when I looked at it and realised there was no way my children would eat it, what with all those bits floating in it, I decided to add a few ingredients, and the result was magic! Print Recipe Creamy Onion Soup Prep Time…