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Saturday 07.05.2011 - we left Pamploma with the threat of rain hanging over our heads - literally! We decided to suit up just in case. After about 45 minutes we rode into sunshine and de-suited. Start again and after 5 minutes - rain again! Suit up (again) and continue up and over the Pyrenees for the 4th and last time.
We noticed plenty …
... the piece de resistance, boning a whole chicken! Well, there was skin and bone flying everywhere, not deliberately! The whole point was to keep the skin intact, some didn't manage to get the chicken out of the plastic without stabbing it! Hilarious!
we then had to move the various bits of meat around to distribute the dark and white meat evenly, place the stuffing on too, the roll it all up i a parcel of skin,then rolled up ...
Sorry blog fans, a bit late today as I didn't have time this morning to write blog up from yesterday!
just realised that the days are all over the place, but this entry is for Wednesday, ie yesterday!
Morning was ok for me, but there were some more bad heads around- the unlimited wine is too much temptation of some!
straight into the kitchen after breakfast to make pate sable, a type of sweet pastry, ready for our tarte aux citron ...
... had specific goods to buy, I had to get 6 red apples, 6 lemons, 2 carrots and some green beans. That was fun. The primary school we passed has their menu for the weeks school dinner on the window - no chicken nuggets here! The teachers have wine with lunch apparently!
Then to Lectour, a spa town for lunch in a local cafe - ...
... own to rotate the and cook evenly, sensibly we had to do this over the table not the hob, as the onions went flying! Need practice I think, but no more spatulas for me now!
This area is duck city , they eat it about 2 or 3 times weekly, and then when they go out, they eat duck! Duck and garlic are the local specialities. Mind you, their ducks are no cute things, they average 8kg in cooking weight, that is one big duck! That's the size of a small turkey!
In the afternoon we ...
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