Tag: fruit

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...

Fischmarkt, Hamburg

Fischmarkt Hamburg
Never in my life have I set an alarm for 6.30am to attend a market. Nor have I ever set an alarm for 6.30am to attend a live music gig. Incredibly, on a Sunday of all days, this is a common theme across Hamburg.
Fruit Picking at Cattows Farm
After the success of our first time strawberry picking at Cattows Farm, we went back for more. Only this time, we were on the hunt for the newly ripened raspberries and blackcurrants. The strawberry fields had literally been obliterated. Many locals had come down to grab theirs and turn...
Strawberry Sorbet with Lemon Basil Cream, Crumble and Marinated Strawberries
After grabbing our haul of fresh strawberries at Cattows Farm, I had to set about making something with them. I had a few ideas circulating around a sorbet, a strawberry crumble and a sundae so I decided to go for a halfway point between all three. Fresh strawberries are...
Strawberry Picking, Heather
Summer is here and so are the strawberries! Tennis last week at The Nature Valley Nottingham Open had put me in the mood for some fresh strawberries. Luckily, just down the road from me in the small village of Heather there’s the perfect place to grab some. Cattows Farm...
Le Marche Couvert, Colmar
Colmar does feel like a market town. As we strolled through the town’s enchanting web of cobbled streets, we came across a rather unique market containing livestock and products that the majority of that livestock were destined to end up as. If the cute bunnies and quacking ducks are...
L'Atelier 116, Strasbourg
Cake for breakfast? Well, we are on holiday. Many a Brit would opt for beer abroad but not us, we fancied something a little sweeter to kick off our day in Strasbourg. We arrived in the city around mid-morning and found ourselves, after a tram ride, in the middle...
Pierre Koffmann Halibut
Trying to stay healthy while craving rich French food isn’t easy. Especially when my book shelves are groaning with countless recipes designed to disrupt my diet. One such book that I didn’t expect to find anything particularly for the health conscious in was Pierre Koffmann’s ‘Classic Koffmann’ - a...