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New Years Day Feast Part 2: Roast Duck with roast sweet potatoes and port gravy

Roast Duck is a meal which I've wanted to cook for a while, and despite initially wanting to make it on the 30th December but couldn't due to fog (see Part 1), we moved our little Christmas to New Year's... Continue Reading →

New Year’s Day Feast Part 1: Pear and beetroot salad, plus a tale of the most tragic journey home

I've always found New Year's Day to be a bit odd. It always begins with one voice in my head telling me to spend the day getting over the festivities of the night before (i.e., playing Skyrim, drinking copious amounts... Continue Reading →

Lakaz Maman: A visit to Shelina Permalloo’s Mauritian Oasis (photos galore!)

The 19th December marked the beginning of Christmas 2016. I took the plane from Paris Orly to Southampton, and my mum was waiting for me at the Arrivals gate to take us both straight onto Lakaz Maman, the Mauritian restaurant... Continue Reading →

Why meat and fish have faded out of my grocery shop

If you've been reading my blog for some time, you'll know that I love cooking with vegetables. They're endlessly versatile, they bring colour to every dish, they're ridiculously good for you and over time, they've outgrown meat and fish as... Continue Reading →

Onion Soup: A French Classic

When the weather gets colder and the leaves begin to turn, it's time for a bowl of French onion soup and this year, I decided to finally learn how to make it. If you ask anyone here in Paris, they... Continue Reading →

48 hours in Bruges: The Venice of the North

Towards the end of October, Loums and I felt that we should do something to mark our five year anniversary, as we're a big fan of celebrating things, and five years is very long time to be in a relationship... Continue Reading →

Happy Thanksgiving: Orange, garlic and rosemary Turkey with all the trimmings!

I hope all you American folks had a lovely Thanksgiving. This year was my second year of celebrating it, and for the first time, I made the turkey. My friend Caitlyn who is originally from Florida, decided to host Thanksgiving... Continue Reading →

A Weekend In Stockholm

I have the very good fortune of having the most wonderful cousins known to man or woman. Toby, whose closest to me in age, and I bonded over the fact that we looked like Flower FairiesΒ when we were toddlers.Β  He... Continue Reading →

Zero Waste Picnic

Yes, it is November and I'm trying to drag out picnic season for as long as possible. So this weekend, I took the opportunity to take a couple of friends who had come to visit, to the ChΓ’teau de Versailles... Continue Reading →

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