A restaurant for the New Year in Paris – Les Fous …

Celebrating New Year in Paris Paris is a popular New Year destination. But where to eat?  Here’s a suggestion for a restaurant for celebrating New…

Product Review: Gourmet Foie Gras

On our recent trip to the Loire Valley, we noticed that foie gras was omnipresent on restaurant menus. It was France after all but it’s something…

Recipe: Rose, honey and matcha madeleines

From the Lorraine region of France comes the Madeleine, a delicate small sponge cake with a dainty shell shape.  Lighter than a sponge cake, this…

Book Review: Teatime in Paris by Jill Colonna

Jill Colonna relocates to Paris and finds a love for all things French, and especially their pastries.  Starting with the forever asked question of “How…

Budding Chefs are back!

This year French Budding Chefs have come West and discovered local food on the West coast of Scotland. The nine young chefs from the Lycée…

A peek behind the scenes at Scottish Farmed Salmon

One of the joys of loving food is finding out all about where your food is from and how it is produced.   I was…

Adonis Carcassonne Résidence la Barbacane, Carcassonne Review

We bagged some cheap flights from Prestwick to Carcassonne and also managed to find these bargain apartments to stay at. Located within the shadow of…

Home made – Fait Maison – sign in French restaurants

Sign of the times for home made food – Fait Maison- in France   Like elsewhere in the world, French restaurants are under pressure to…

Le Parc Franck Putelet, Carcassone

Mr Foodie always has itchy feet at his birthday ( well all year round, can we keep him home!?) so some cheap flights to Carcassone…