Tag: duck

The Ritz Restaurant, London
Fewer restaurants in London can boast a more breathtaking dining space than The Ritz Restaurant. A deserving holder of 1 Michelin Star, finally awarded in the 2017 guide, The Ritz Restaurant is one of the most popular places in the capital when it comes to spoiling oneself. 
Restaurant Melodie, Bordeaux
“Bonjour, je voudrais un table pour….” let me just stop you there. This is Restaurant Melodie, the chances of a walk in spot at this hole in the wall in Bordeaux are virtually nil. Therefore, reservations are an absolute must. We secured ours online and headed to...
The Tap and Run, Upper Broughton
Stuart Broad and his team are at it again. Two years after revamping and reopening The Three Crowns pub in the village of Wymeswold, a new venture with a cricket-themed title has recently opened its doors in nearby Upper Broughton - The Tap and Run.   Formerly The Golden Fleece, The...

Ye Olde Bell Spa

Ye Olde Bell Spa
After a wonderful nights stay in the hotel, we checked out and headed the short distance over the courtyard to the spa. You can’t miss the spa - SPA in huge letters above the door is a slight giveaway, plus there’s an old bell outside, perhaps the original ‘Ye...
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 like an Alsatian pub). One of these, situated on the tip of the Petite France, is Chez L’Oncle Freddy. A relatively new addition to the Strasbourg dining scene. We had...
Tamarind Duck with Noodles
Asian dishes tend to be quick and easy to do, especially when using a wok. The benefit of the wok is the heat retention and shape allowing food to be cooked in a matter of a couple of minutes. This is a quick and easy dish of duck with...
duck-terrine-floyd-on-france
I recently purchased another of Keith Floyd’s top ranked works, ‘Floyd on France’. This edition, much like ‘Floyd on Italy’ cost more to post it to me than I paid to purchase. I was a little surprised when it landed on the doormat to discover that i’d ordered a...