All posts tagged: parsnip

Rhône-Alpes – Chassenay d’Arce and Domain de l”Oiselet Vacqueyras

Let’s change the sights for today. I’m heading towards Mont Blanc. As we drove towards the far eastern end near the Switzerland border, the landscape changed dramatically. It was an interesting comparison, geographically speaking. The Mont Blanc was approaching closer and closer, making me want to climb up there one day. Barren and rocky mountain peaks started to appear and the houses looked different and the temperature was higher as well. If you continue through the Mont Blanc Tunnel, you’ll arrive in Turin. We arrived in our destination, very close to the Mont Blanc Tunnel, and the reason we were there was to pick up a new fancy van for Cyrille. The car dealer had an amazing house with a living room that has this incredible view like a wide panorama TV screen. On the way back home, we stopped by at a gourmet grocer to stock up some vegetables and things. I liked the shop very much because all the produce was fresh, local and good quality. But well, dead rabbits and ducks, with fur unplucked …

Lamb with Turmeric Parsnip and Soy Ginger Leek

I am back in Istanbul and trying to post off a few item sitting in the Draft. I am so glad that I got to have a few hot near-summer days before leaving. Funnily and annoyingly, every time I went to Bordeaux, it was late fall to winter because that was only time I could take time off. I am in my heavy winter coat in all the French albums except the first time in Paris and Marseille.