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It’s almost Easter, the days are getting longer and my hens, ducks, geese and quail are busy again laying lots of eggs after a slow winter.  I’m busy too, making pickled eggs for the holidays which is an Easter tradition in my family.  METHOD To make the pickling brine I combine our red wine vinegar…

    At La Petraia we don’t have cows.  The principal fats we produce are olive oil and lard.   I have found it possible to reproduce, with good results most butter based desserts and pastry using these two fats.  In this post I will discuss olive oil, which is an excellent choice for anyone…

Hello everyone and welcome to my new blog where I will try and post a weekly account of what I am cooking, growing, and most importantly what I am learning from La Petraia.  I will also share with you my stories of the places I travel to and the people I meet who inspire me….

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