Lunch at Côte Brasserie French casual dining in Glasgow

The Colonel has returned from his sojourn in Paris, refreshed and still eager to embrace some French casual dining.  Côte Brasserie was suggested for luncheon…

Review: Bouillabaisse Fridays at Galvin, Edinburgh

Bouillabaisse Fridays, Galvin Brasserie De Luxe We first tasted bouillabaisse in Marseille a whole decade ago, I remember it well because of the price! We’d…

Recipe: Croque Monsieur, The BEST Ham n Cheese Toastie

Is this the best cheese and ham toastie in the world? I think so. Forget about those bland, tasteless Croque monsieurs of your visit to…

Restaurant Review: L’escargot Bleu, 56 Broughton Street, Edinburgh

Traditional French food with a few twists at L’escargot bleu Stepping into L’escargot Bleu is like walking into a suburban bistro in Paris – a…

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…

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