As there are a plethora of food and wine festivals and events in France, I thought I’d let you know about them. There are so many things I love about living in France but the celebration of food and wine is right up there at the top of the list.Read the full post
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Galette des Rois, this is a must try cake if you happen to be in France for Epiphany on 6th January. You’ll find it in all Boulangeries and here’s a recipe if you’d like to make one yourself.
The main Christmas meal is called The Reveillon and consists of luxurious and the more extravagant foods found in France. The Reveillon is a long meal, the aperitif is often blinis with smoked salmon and caviar. This would be followed with oysters (huîtres) smoked salmon (saumon fume) and other seafood like lobster (homard).Read the full post
It is said that you can buy anything online these days…well, it would seem so. Last week I ordered a fresh authentic Cassoulet from Castelnaudary! On the opposite side of France to the Haute Savoie. Castelnaudary is THE home of Cassoulet in France…Read the full post
Hanoi Street Food Tour – The first thing we did was take a food tour – one of my favourite things to do and a great way to discover the culture and vibe of a new place. I booked a private morning tour with Hanoi Street Food Tours. We took a taxi and met at their offices downtown. What a great street food tour! we met our lovely friendly guide Loan who then spent the next few hours proudly guiding us through our introduction to Vietnamese food.Read the full post
This Bangkok Food Tour was a tour I was looking forward to and it really lived up to my expectations. A trip of discovery and a food adventure through the Thonburi District of Bangkok and the hidden canals.Read the full post
Cheese, glorious cheese…is revered in this part of France and none more so than the well known Reblochon cheese. HailingRead the full post
I could ‘virtually’ smell this delightful soup whilst still in the research stages, that is how powerful the flavour ofRead the full post
Apero time is a very serious time of day in France! This can be taken at midday just before lunchRead the full post
That glorious smell, synonymous with the Haute Savoie hits you before you ever see a cheese roundel. We enter theRead the full post