Recipe for success: France’s pastry culture

17 Jan

This week, we’re in the gourmet aisles of one of Paris’s best loved department stores to talk about the French art of pastry making! While the country faces some stiff competition in the wider culinary world, pastry remains a French preserve, and with…

Immaculate winter common carp nears 90 lb!

17 Jan

JAMES JONES is used to catching huge fish, but he was amazed when this 88 lb 4 oz common carp took lots of line from his reel at long range.

What a winter common - James Jones prepares to return his 88 lb 4 oz Gigantica carp.
What a winter common – James Jones prepares to return his 88 lb 4 oz Gigantica carp.

The Gigantica carp venue in France was where James tempted the winter hulk, known as The Immaculate. James, 39, from …Continue reading »