Tag: France

Lagrange Aparthotel Lyon Lumière
Accommodation in Lyon, generally, is very well priced. We were looking for somewhere to stay with kitchen facilities - i.e: An apartment. We found a very well priced place just near the university at Sans Souci. Lagrange ApartHotel Lyon Lumiere.
Fourvière Funicular, Lyon
The area of Fourvière in Lyon overlooks the entire city below. Comprising of the stunning Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière and Theatre Gallo Romaine, this is without a doubt the star attraction in Lyon.  Getting to Fourvière on...

Banh Mi, Rue Descartes, Paris

banh mi paris
Baguettes are synonymous with Paris but usually filled with something like ham or cheese. Not roasted pork, cucumber, sriracha sauce and mayonnaise. At Banh Mi on the Rue Descartes, just before the famous Rue Mouffetard, you can pick up a baguette inspired by a little journey further...

Carl Marletti Paris

carl marletti paris
The sheer choice of patisseries and boulangeries across Paris can be overwhelming. This is, after all, the home of cake. From the humble and traditional to the fancy and upmarket, Paris has it all.  At the very end of...
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...