Travelling home from Nérac this summer, we were offered the chance to check out Toulouse thanks to our friends at Expedia.ca. When you’re visiting a new-to-you city, it’s hard to know what area to stay in – we hedged our bets and chose the Hotel Pullman, a hotel that was close to the train station […]
This post is sponsored by Summer Fresh. It’s coming… That’s right, the end of summer is just around the corner and for many people that means it’s back to reality. That reality can mean different things for different people – for parents, it means the back-to-school routines start up again. For households where there are […]
I made this week’s recipe for Tuesdays with Dorie twice. Yes. it’s that good but I also had issues with the way my “Esquimaux Pops” looked 🙁 This is basically a recipe for no-churn ice cream (Esquimau is a national brand of this type of ice cream pop in France) made from an egg custard […]
Those of you who follow me on Instagram will know that this summer, I spent 9 days walking around 180km along the Camino de Santiago, from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in France to Logroño in Spain. I wrote a Q&A post in response to some of the questions people had asked me along the way already but had […]
I’m a huge fan of roasting cherry tomatoes and it’s something I often find myself doing when I go a little crazy at the markets – both in France and here – because it’s an easy way to preserve them before they go bad and then you have a very versatile ingredient. When they roast […]
Travelling home from Nérac last week, we were offered the chance to check out Toulouse thanks to our friends at Expedia.ca. “Toulouse?” I hear you say… “Isn’t that just over an hour from Nérac? Haven’t you been there before in all the trips you’ve taken over the past few years setting up the house?” Well, […]
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- French Fridays: One day in Toulouse in August – ideas for food enthusiasts!
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- Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Esquimaux Pops for Grown-Ups
- Walking (part of) the Camino de Santiago: Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Valcarlos
- French Fridays: Cherry tomato crostini with homemade herbed goat cheese from My Paris Kitchen