Food Archive

  • FI

    This week

      This week; *We saw snow for the first time in a long time. The word skiing was said a lot. Not by me. *Paloma started middle school and This American Life did a show on middle school.  Good or bad timing, I’m still not […]

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  • TW FI

    This Week on Board

    This week on board: *We fixed Ondine and she was ready to sail again. YAY! *We sailed to Bequia. It was an unpleasant ride for me. The trip back the other way is said to be way worse, I’m braking out the patches for that. […]

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  • FI this week

    This Week On Board

    This week on board; *We have been enjoying all the reading material James brought back. *We had a really good time at The Cruises Net* birthday party. Everyone had “Then things went wrong” stories. It became very clear that it’s not us, it’s boats.  It […]

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  • FI this week

    This week on board

    This week on board: *It was very windy (Not much sleep for me) *I found a lentil recipe I really like. ( The Spice Necklace again) * Paloma did very well selling her brownies at the Yacht club yard sale and is planing her expansion […]

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  • Punch FI

    In The Galley – Rum Punch

    Rum is serious business in the Caribbean and it is at its most serious in Martinique. Their rhum agricole, made from fresh cane sugar instead of molasses, is the only product in the French Caribbean to have the French AOC designation. This certifies that the […]

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  • Blue Val

    Blue Valentine

    Yesterday was a strange day for the crew of Ondine. James’ father passed away the night before. It was very difficult and discombobulating for James to go through such a dark passage of adulthood in such a bright and sunny place, so far from Vancouver. […]

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  • FI Skier

    This Week On Board

    This week on board: * we were rocked every few minutes by water skiers from Club Med. * someone got a new French bikini. * a script was printed and revisions done. * lots of things were cooked and eaten *James fixed stuff. * a […]

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  • calaloo FI

    In The Galley – Callaloo Soup

    Since our visitors left and I am free to experiment on my family, I have made a concerted effort to use local ingredients and cook Caribbean style. With the encouragement of this book and the help of the internet, (especially this site) I dove in. […]

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  • F he's back

    He’s Back!

    He’s back, he’s back.  Paloma baked brownies and they both made signs and gosh it’s nice to have him back on board. He came bearing gifts.  Ronan got more of his beloved Bad Kitty and Bone books. And that’s the last we heard from him. […]

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  • Ronan loves Dominica

    Dominica the Bountiful

    All of the pictures below were taken on the same day.  They are an incomplete snapshots of the incredible variety of foods that can be found/grown on Dominica. Dominica is incredibly fertile.  Most of the islanders appear to grow at least some of their own […]

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