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La Chipote, Bandol, Rosé Chateau La Jeanette, South of France

While visiting my sister in South of France, what is best to eat local, drink local and good food ? Restaurant : >> La Chipote Very good restaurant, pretty busy, but fresh food, straight from the kitchen, choices from vegetarian dishes and meat ones Here the picture of the Vegetarian plate Fries, Polenta, Falafel, salad,… Continue reading La Chipote, Bandol, Rosé Chateau La Jeanette, South of France

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Liguria wines, Liguria, Italy

While lost in the Cinque Terre, and especially lost in Mezzema ( have you ever heard of this tiny town of 30 inhabitants ? really?), we asked our host to find us at 9.30 pm a trattoria. We were very lucky, as the >> Mitco Da Baccin was just 5 minutes walk away ! Here… Continue reading Liguria wines, Liguria, Italy

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Bastille Day 2017, Apero Francais in London, United Kingdom

Quick post about a Bastille Day Aperitif, just a day in advance, as I am celebrating again tonight. French apéritif is about Green olives, Saucisson, Camembert, bread (lots), tomatoes, tiny sausages, and WINE ! In this great day, I chose an Argentinian wine, Enamore! I do agree the choice is funny, taking an Argentinian for… Continue reading Bastille Day 2017, Apero Francais in London, United Kingdom

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Maramia Cafe, Palestinian Food, London

We ended up there, because, everything was closed and we needed to get food after 9:30 pm on a Saturday night. This nice place was still open, no need for a reservation (where else do you find that in London ? ) >>maramia Perfect place, perfect service( super nice) ! Such a great warm and… Continue reading Maramia Cafe, Palestinian Food, London

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Malvasia Frizzante Forte Rigoni Ariola, Parma, Italy

I do not often go on holidays with her, but this time, the few days out in Italy were perfect. Full of laughs, fun, food and drinks. Here we are, my friend Alexandra and I, in Parma, great place, very quiet, perfect for escaping London craziness. In Emilia Romagna, and especially in Parma, I wanted… Continue reading Malvasia Frizzante Forte Rigoni Ariola, Parma, Italy

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Chateau Garreau, Papilles, London City Road

Friday night a friend made me discover a pretty nice bar hidden in the City. In the middle of buildings, nearby the Moorfields eyes hospital, charming nice French style wine bar. Huge wine list, great choice of Frapas (French style of tapas), cheeses, charcuteries, vegetables boards. The food is very good, well done, directly from… Continue reading Chateau Garreau, Papilles, London City Road

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Macarons and Gewurztraminer

Because I like Macarons, This even well before the movie “Marie Antoinette” put them back into fashion ! Almonds are something quite important where I come from, so I have always liked the taste. I tried to make some a couple of time, very hard to cook! You have thousand of recipes everywhere ! But… Continue reading Macarons and Gewurztraminer