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, […]
I’m en route home via a couple of days in Toulouse (eh oui, the holidays are coming to an end – there is work to resume in a few weeks and, well, a cookbook to write!) so for French Fridays today I wanted to share something that’s been a big part of my summer. At […]
This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from My Paris Kitchen is a wonderful way to celebrate the summer bounty of apricots here in South West France. After nine days walking the Camino (read my first post about my experience here), I was itching to get back into the soothing routines of the kitchen and […]
I’m currently walking a portion of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela – follow along on Instagram! For today’s French Friday, I’m sharing a few photos from a recent brocante/ vide-grenier that took place in Nérac (just a stone’s throw from our vacation rental property!). What’s a vide-grenier, I hear you ask? Well for want […]
They say a picture is worth a thousand words but I always have trouble conveying what I experience as I travel in just a few images per blog post. This summer, I’ve been experimenting with little videos which I hope are helpful in showing you exactly what I am seeing and hearing (sadly, smell-o-vision is […]
It’s July 14th. Bastille Day as it’s known outside France. And I’m sure there will be parties and fireworks and good food and wine. It’s the French way – always but especially in the summer. One of the things I love the most about France is the festive nature of the summer – from the […]
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