So that might explain why dried fruit is so expensive and glacé cherries so hard to find?
Loiseau, I don't know about your mince pies but my French friends can't seem to get enough of mine AND they love fruit cake. Mind you, both my mince pies and fruit cake have been greatly enhanced by idun's recipes
Never tried them on Christmas pud so can't comment on that! I have a feeling that that MIGHT put them off dried fruit! Took me years to get to like Christmas pud but don't eat it now as I can't buy it and I am too lazy to make my own.
Apprendre une langue, c'est faire un voyage différent chaque jour.
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