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Chefs Week at The French

The French is a fine dining restaurant at The Midland hotel in Manchester city centre. We’ve been wanting to go since it opened under new direction in 2013. Simon Rogan (L’enclume, Fera) has overseen the restaurants transformation. We were lucky enough to visit L’Enclume with its two michelin stars a […]

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Chateau Cordeillan-Bages

Our Bordeaux adventure had begun. We arrived, minus my phone, in this wonderful French village of Bages. A typical sleepy French village but dominated by two chateaus. Cordeillan and Lynch. When I say chateau, although Cordeillan is one, they are generally big mansions opposed to things like Chenonceau. There are 10,000 […]

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Oustau De Baumaniere

Well, the highlight of our cycling holiday in Provence was two nights at Oustau de Baumaniere. We were supposed to stay at the sister hotel Le Cabro d’Or, it was unavailable but Belle France arranged the other instead. I can’t thank Belle France enough for their help in organising our magical […]

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Blogiversary

Today is my first birthday in the blogging world, so as is customary I will give you a run down of my favourite dishes. The most searched and any other trivia I can come up with. 1) My favourite dish: Guinea Fowl, Morel Sauce and Tarragon Gnocchi Every part of this […]