L’Amphytrion, Collioure…..with Danièle In March 2005 we celebrated a birthday with a meal at l’Amphytrion and I still have the bill from that occasion – 2 menus at 15€ each. There is still an excellent menu…

Bunyetes d’amour (or Chocolate marzipan love cakes!) NOT QUITE SURE WHAT THESE HAVE TO DO WITH THE ORIGINAL CATALAN BUNYETES….. BUT THEY SOUND DELICIOUS!   20 minutes + 15 minutes in the oven + 30…

New garlic, available in the Spring, has a softer and less pungent flavour than the older, dried variety. The following recipe may well convert professed garlic haters, and the parsley in it is said to remove the odour from the breath.

Sweet orange marmalade with chillies By Linda Razzell (photo by Sue Holmes)   Orange trees, like all citrus, thrive around the Mediterranean and particularly here in the PO. They are one of the most trouble-free…

  On the snail trail Do snails eat chocolate?   At the height of the Roman Empire Romans found snails highly nutritious and farmed them extensively. The French are renowned worldwide for their snail eating.…