The Bertinet Bakery, Bath

Somewhere on my vast bookshelf is a cookery book dedicated to pastry. This book is by a man called Richard…

Bar Sport

Look up the most popular pintxo bars in San Sebastian and chances are that Bar Sport will be amongst them.…

Street Food in Basel, Switzerland

Normally you would arrive in Basel hungry for Fondue or Toblerone, not Pad Thai and Argentine steak. If that is…

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…

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…

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…

Halibut with a Citrus Sauce – Classic Koffmann by Pierre …

Trying to stay healthy while craving rich French food isn’t easy. Especially when my book shelves are groaning with countless…

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