• France
  • Restaurant de L’Auberge des Tilleuls, Grambois

    L’Auberge des Tilleuls, L'Auberge des Tilleuls, Grambois, Grambois restaurant, Michelin, Michelin Bib gourmand, Bib Gourmand, France, south of France, assiette of desserts, Rod Jane & Freddy, Rainbow, canapés, rabbit

    I had phoned the Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant L’Auberge des Tilluels only a few hours earlier and lucky I had as we must have had the last table as it soon became full. We had a choice of several tables as we were the first to arrive. I chose one in the corner so I could […]

  • France
  • Le Prieuré, Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, France

    Fabien Fage, Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, Villeneuve, Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, ,Le Prieuré, Michelin, Michelin restaurant Avignon, Michelin star Avignon, Michelin star restaurant Avignon, Avignon, foie gras, edible gold leaf, amuse bouche, gazpacho, canapes, chocolate & mango

    Geoff and I were staying at a quintessential French hotel and restaurant, La Ferme on Île de la Barthelasse in the countryside within easy reach of Avignon by bike or car. We had eaten there the evening before and although it was very good and we enjoyed our meal very much, we wanted to try somewhere different. We […]

  • Portsmouth
  • Manna pop-up Michelin restaurant

    Michelin, Manna, Manna Tearooms, Old Portsmouth, Melbourne, Australia, food bloggers, foodie, food blogger, south coast food blogger, mother & daughter food bloggers, Jamie Stapleton-burns, The Black Rat, The black Rat Winchester, Winchester, Michelin chef, pulled pork, carrot cake, Hampshire, salmon, quail, sea buckthorn, sea buckthorn granita, pop-up restaurant, pop up restaurant, Ricasoli, Waitrose chianti classico,

    Manna Tearooms in Old Portsmouth, Hampshire is on our list of ‘favourite’ places to eat. We’ve been going there for a few years now and the food is always consistent. The cakes are all homemade and are, we think the best around. The carrot cake is most definitely the best we’ve ever had and the pineapple […]

  • Weekly Treats
  • This week’s sweet treats: 10/10/2014

    sweet treats, Jamie Stapleton-Burns, The Black Rat Winchester, Manna Tearooms, Old Portsmouth, Michelin, pop-up restaurant, The Hungry Guest, Daylesford, Kingham, gloucestershire, French, French tart, French pastry, Boulangerie Victor Hugo, Victor Hugo, Southampton, The Chocolatier, Aneesh Popat, tamarind, tamarind chocolate, date cookie, biscotti, Smooth Operator, Makers & Merchants, Belgian organic chocolate, Salt Cafe, Wicor Marine, flat white, food blogger, south coast food blogger, Portsmouth, Petworth,

    What better way to start your Friday than with our weekly round-up of some of the many sweet treats we’ve eaten this week. Here’s five of our favourites. 1. This tasted as good as it looks. A lovely sweet crisp pastry base, custard centre, topped off with berries and a glaze. I’m off to France […]