Category Archives: French

The surprising thing you should be pairing with your Comte cheese this Christmas (hint: its not chutney!)

  Its fruitcake! And if that sounds like we may have had a touch too much port already don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. The sweet, spiciness of the cake perfectly complements the richness of 24 month aged Comte. … Continue reading

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Bistro Mirey, London

We discovered Mirey’s bistro tucked away down a quiet Islington side street, currently popping up in the Charles Lamb pub. As an added bonus we managed to score an outside table in the sun it was the perfect place for … Continue reading

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Chene Bleu wine tasting

  We were lucky enough to be guided though a wine tasting by Karen from Chene Bleu. They are named after a magnificent centuries old blue oak tree on the edge of their estate. Chene Blue vineyard is located at … Continue reading

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Wine and cake pairings at Maison Blanc!

Maison Blanc has started doing wine and cake pairings, hurrah!! Well frankly I couldn’t think of a better way to while away an evening by enjoying two of my favourite things in the beautiful garden at Maison Blanc Fulham Road. … Continue reading

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Paul French Bakery & Restaurant, Covent Garden

Most of you will know Paul as the French bakery chain (personally I think they’re one of the few places in London to do authentically great croissants on par with ones you would find in France). But they’ve now got … Continue reading

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The London Coffee Festival at Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane

We went to meet Jesse and Arya from Nuffnang UK and fellow bloggers, and experience The London Coffee Festival together. It was great to be able to walk straight passed the massive queues creeping round the corner, and into the … Continue reading

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La Pâtisserie des Rêves – the cake shop of your dreams

La Pâtisserie des Rêves looks almost more like an art gallery than a cake shop, individual cakes presented on plinths under glass teardrops. This is oddly apposite as these cakes are works of art. Everything is designed by Philippe Conticini (chef patron) … Continue reading

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