Roasted Cod with Wild Garlic, Asparagus and Mushrooms

After a successful forage around Bradgate Park for those elusive Wild Garlic leaves, I had to come to a decision…

Bradgate Park, Leicestershire: Wild Garlic and Venison

Spring is here and the weather is going from freezing cold to warm and sunny. Perfect for a stroll around…

Flixbus: Colmar to Basel

Due to planned SNCF strikes on the day we were due to head back to Basel from Colmar meant that…

Cooking in our French apartment 2.0: Coq au Riesling recipe

You didn’t think that it would be just the one recipe, did you? After the success of the ham and…

Cooking in our French Apartment: Goats Cheese and Ham …

Something that i’ve always wanted to do is cook abroad. I love restaurants and street food but to pass up…

Chez L’Oncle Freddy, Strasbourg

Wandering around the beautiful Petite France area, you have a grand selection of restaurants and Winstubs (Wine Cellars, kind of…

Le Marche Couvert, Colmar – The Covered Market of Colmar

Colmar does feel like a market town. As we strolled through the town’s enchanting web of cobbled streets, we came…

La Petite France, Strasbourg

If you’re coming to Strasbourg for anything, chances are it’s this place. La Petite France is like a film set.…

L’Atelier 116, Strasbourg

Cake for breakfast? Well, we are on holiday. Many a Brit would opt for beer abroad but not us, we…

Travelling by Train from Colmar to Strasbourg: Day Trip …

We arrived at quite possibly the worst and luckiest time in French rail history. Planned strikes by disgruntled staff at…

Appart’hôtel Odalys La Rose d’Argent, Colmar

Avenue d’Alsace, angle 1 rue Grillenbreit, 68000 Colmar, France While in Colmar, we decided to stay somewhere that we rarely…

The Little Tourist Train of Colmar

City tours can be expensive, especially guided tours. If you have trouble walking or generally can’t be bothered then there…