Tag: France

Charlie Bighams
Food inspired by travel, now doesn’t that sound familiar? Having travelled from the UK to India in a campervan, Charlie Bigham became inspired by what he saw and what he ate during his trip. The adventure then resulted in Charlie producing tasty meals for the UK market.

La Maison Marie, Lyon

la maison marie lyon
Lyon is a city in which one is simply spoiled for choice when it comes to eating out. After incredible experiences in the local bouchons, we fancied something a little lighter for lunch at a low price. We found exactly what we were looking for at La...
daniel et denise lyon bouchon lyonnais
The bouchon is a Lyonnaise institution. When you arrive in this beautiful city in south eastern France you will find the streets littered with these tiny restaurants. One of the best in the city happens to be Daniel et Denise on the Rue de Créqui.
cheese board p'tit bahut bordeaux
Bordeaux’s backstreets provide some of the best offerings when it comes to simple cuisine and quality wine. O P’tit Bahut was being talked about before our trip so we decided to mark it down for a visit, little did we know what awaited us.
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...
Gordon Ramsay Lemon Pizza
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pGHLv5a1jg Gordon Ramsay, Gino D’Acampo and Fred Sirieix recently took a journey through Italy, France and Scotland - with hilarious consequences. The show, broadcast on ITV, was like cookerys answer to Top Gear.   During a...

Aligre Market

marche d'aligre paris
One of the most famous markets in the entire city and one of the largest, The Aligre Market sits proudly in the Bastille neighbourhood of Paris. Every day Parisians and tourists alike flock to this produce market in search of some of the best fresh food around. The Aligre is...

The Bertinet Bakery, Bath

The Bertinet Bakery, Bath
Somewhere on my vast bookshelf is a cookery book dedicated to pastry. This book is by a man called Richard Bertinet, owner of a bakery in the side streets of Bath. Bertinet’s book is simple and informative and has always stayed in my mind. I headed to his bakery...

Bar Sport

Bar Sport, San Sebastian
Look up the most popular pintxo bars in San Sebastian and chances are that Bar Sport will be amongst them. Every night we headed past this place it was heaving. Some of the most popular pintxos in the city? Quite possibly. As premium mealtimes mean that the chances of...
Street Food, Basel
Normally you would arrive in Basel hungry for Fondue or Toblerone, not Pad Thai and Argentine steak. If that is the case, however, you can get your fix of the world food scene in the Markthalle beside the main SBB station. If, like us, you arrive on a Sunday when...
Flixbus, Colmar to Basel
Due to planned SNCF strikes on the day we were due to head back to Basel from Colmar meant that we needed alternative transport. A wave of fear passed through me when sitting at home editing a few blog posts watching the news pop up and seeing that the...
Coq au Riesling
You didn’t think that it would be just the one recipe, did you? After the success of the ham and goats cheese salad starter it seemed rude not to have a go at a main course. Once again my mind ticked over with thoughts of what could I make...