Following on from my earlier submit about Jazz, our thoroughbred Arabian horse and his water-sensitive coat, I’m happy to report that he now fully-equipped with appropriate waterproof apparel, and his neuroses are calmed. He’s so happy together with his new coat that he showcases it, with a bit of pirouette, for anybody that hasn’t already admired it. With the Jazz downside sorted, attention-starved Bijou determined to good turning on the faucets and lights within the grange together with his nostril at 3am. As we hear the noisy water pump inside the home, and the lights make Java bark, he has turn into the reason for many an interrupted night time. It’s not too shocking although; he has type as an evening time pest.
Léo was talking to a Turkish Erasmus scholar final week, who mentioned that she had seen extra male genitalia since arriving in France three weeks in the past than in 21 years of life in Istanbul. Léo, reasonably shocked, and never wishing to delve too deeply, would have left it at that, however the poor lady, bewildered — and barely traumatized — went on to say: ‘What on earth is it with you Frenchmen and whipping it out and peeing on the street?’ She mentioned that in Turkey, males wouldn’t consider indulging, because it’s unlawful. As Léo replied, it’s unlawful in France too, however it doesn’t appear to cease anybody. Simply so , the advantageous for ‘pipi-sauvage’ in France is, on common 68€, however in Bordeaux, the place this dialog was going down, it’s 450€! The Bordelaise definitely prefer to stay life on the sting.
Recipe for tagliatelle with prawns and Pernod (serves 4)
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 shallots, peeled and chopped
- 1 fennel, trimmed, rinsed and coarsely grated
- 2 massive garlic clove, peeled and crushed
- 1 small pink chilli, finely chopped
- 360g tagliatelle
- 300g uncooked king prawns, peeled and deveined
- 50ml Pernod (vermouth would work too)
- Sea salt and freshly floor black pepper
- Small bunch of parsley, chopped
Gently warmth the oil in a frying pan and fry the shallots, fennel, garlic and pink chilli. Prepare dinner the tagliatelle (al dente) in accordance with the directions. Including the prawns to the combination within the frying pan, cook dinner till pink. Add the Pernod, seasoning and parsley, stirring nicely. Toss the prawn combination within the tagliatelle and serve instantly.