Those of you who read here often or who follow me on Instagram will already be familiar with my love for l’heure de l’apéro. Cocktail hour in France is serious business. It’s not just a drink with a few peanuts, it’s quite often something a lot more substantial, signaling the bridge between the workday and […]
Love Paris? Would you like to explore Paris by bike? Well Fat Tire Bike Tours have partnered with me to offer one lucky reader two spots on their Paris by Bike tour! If you’re not familiar with Fat Tire, they offer bike tours and more in and around Paris, including popular “skip the line” tickets […]
If you followed me on Instagram over the summer, you’ll have noticed a trend (well, other than the appearance of lots more frites than usually appear on my feeds!). Many days, around 6-7pm, a photo of l’heure de l’apéro would pop up. L’heure de what??? Cocktail (apéritif) hour. The “apéro” as it’s known is the […]
For today’s French Friday, I’m bringing you two of my favourite French dishes in one – a ratatouille quiche! I ate a lot of ratatouille over the summer, simply because the tomatoes and produce was so beautiful in France and try as I may, I couldn’t get out of a market without eggplant, tomatoes and […]
If you’ve been following me on Instagram or Flickr these past 7 weeks, you’ll have seem something you don’t tend to see on my social media feed (or, indeed, on this blog) very often, if ever. Frites. French Fries. Chips. Whatever you call them, in my world, they are a once-in-a-while treat yet this summer, […]
Summer. It can be a weird season. Here in Europe, I’ve seen days when it’s been 42˚C and others when it’s been 18˚C. Down in the South-West of France, the evenings actually cool down quite a bit so while you might be sweltering in the daytime, come the evening you might need a light sweater […]
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