If you’ve ever travelled in the Basque Country in Southwest France (you can read about one of our early trips to the Basque country and the Fêtes de Bayonne here) or northern Spain, you might have noticed a lot of red and green in everything from street signs to table linen. These are the Basque […]
Ever found yourself somewhere new with a list a mile long of places to eat/ foods to try? Well when you’re travelling solo, it’s nearly impossible to get through that list (and believe me, I have travelled on my own enough to know!) – because, really, there is only so much you can eat in […]
(no, sadly this was not our rental car!) Those of you who follow me on Instagram will know Neil and I went to Haiti over the holidays. It’s the first Christmas we have not spent in Nérac since we bought the house in 2014 – for the first couple of years there was always work […]
For French Fridays today, I’m bringing you a favourite cookie recipe that, admittedly, I tend to purchase when I’m in France (because really good ones are so readily available!) but over the past year or so, I’ve been playing around with a homemade version that I’m finally happy to share (and – uh oh – […]
Many of you will know that this summer I walked my third stage of the Camino, my first year walking solo. Now, I love me some me time and this trip definitely gave me a lot of that but I did find that one of the most challenging parts about solo travel was meal times. […]
This is part of my Summer Reads 2018 series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. This week’s book is for anyone who’s ever wanted to start over in a new country (even at a later age). Judith Works’ Coins in the Fountain is actually many stories in one and is a […]
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- French Fridays: Warm chocolate cake with salted butter caramel sauce from My Paris Kitchen
- Les Petits Chefs make Chopped Thai Salad from Modern Lunch (with Allison Day!)
- eat. live. travel. write. is TEN today!
- Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Cookies-and-Cream Tartlets
- Cook the Book Fridays: Green as spring soup from Everyday Dorie