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French Fridays: Tips for shopping at the markets in France

French Fridays. Probably amongst my favourite posts to write here on the blog.  If you have been reading here for any amount of time, you’ll know how much I love France so this has been a difficult week for me. From a text message from a friend last Friday night as I shopped, asking “Have […]

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Potato merchants sign at the Borough Market on eatlivetravelwrite.com

A visit to Borough Market (London)

Last month I had the good fortune to visit London for a couple of short days into which I managed to pack in more eating, drinking and walking than I thought possible! One of the highlights of my trip was checking out the Borough Market – a feast for the eyes for sure. Borough Market […]

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Artichokes at Stroud Farmers Market on eatlivetravelwrite.com

A visit to the Stroud Farmers’ Market (Cotswolds)

I’ve been in England in the Cotswolds for the past week and will be writing some of the places I have visited over the next week or so but couldn’t resist sharing these photos from the lovely Stroud Farmers’ Market which I checked out last weekend. What a feast for the eyes (and tummy!)… If […]

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Herbs in market on Context Aligre market tour on eatlivetravelwrite.com

A tour of the Marché d’Aligre (Paris) with Context Paris

Longtime readers won’t be surprised to see another Paris food tour here on the blog – many of you know food tours are something I actively seek out wherever I go.  I’m a huge fan of Context tours because they offer something a little different – claiming to be “committed to the character of the city”, […]

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Berries and currants at Bayeux Market on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Delicious Normandy

There’s not much I love more when I am travelling than discovering a food market. Except maybe when I am taken around the market with a local who knows “the” stand to buy your produce/ cheese/ charcuterie at and where to pick up just the right baguette to enjoy with your market spoils after you’re […]

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Dorie Greenspan shrimp stuffed zucchini blossoms on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: shrimp-filled zucchini blossoms

I just happened to have been in the right place, at the right time when searching for ingredients for this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (shrimp-stuffed zucchini squash blossoms, p 186). Also, with the right person. Neil and I just spent over a week in Nérac which is where I was making this dish […]

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