La Maison de Cromac update

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Sorry it’s been so long since we last posted, things have been very busy. We will be adding some new blogs on shortly. More Photos & Videos Check out our YouTube Channel for videos of the house, the area, things … Continue reading

lamaisondecromac’s photostream

lamaisondecromac’s photostream on Flickr. Check out our latest photos of our house La Maison de Cromac in the Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France. There are lots of new photos of the house & surrounding area and place we have visited, that you … Continue reading

Bréjaude – Cabbage Soup with Bacon from the Haute-Vienne, Limousin

Bréjaude – Cabbage Soup with Bacon from the Haute-Vienne, Limousin

History has it that…. This recipe, known as ‘Bréjaude’, comes from the Haute-Vienne region. It owes its name to the bacon that you “brèje” (i.e. crush) with coarse salt halfway through cooking time so all the meat dissolves into shreds … Continue reading

French Clafoutis Limousin made with cherries.

Traditional Limousin Clafoutis made with cherries

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The recipe for clafoutis began in the Limousin, an agricultural area in the centre of France known for its abundant cherry harvest. Fresh cherries were the main ingredient in the original Clafoutis Limousin though almost any seasonal fresh fruit can … Continue reading

First steps in buying our French Holiday House in the Haute-Vienne, Limousin – Part 1

House Viewing, Haute-Vienne, Limousin

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‘Sometimes in life the best things are usually unplanned.’ We had only just started looking for our dream holiday home in France a couple of months ago and now we’ve just had our offer accepted. As a family we have … Continue reading