Italy Comes to Town

Monday 17 December 2018

Not all of Italy came to town exactly. In fact hardly any of Italy came - just a dozen or so from a village in the province of Liguria. The town they...

Veggie Entente Cordiale

Friday 23 November 2018

My friend Markus came with goodies in a bucket from his garden; in amongst them were the first apples: four Melrose (an unlikely choice to find in France...

Mushroom Time

Friday 5 October 2018

The problem with collecting mushrooms in France is that not only is your ordinary mushroom hunter the last in line in the food chain but is also the...

Bluegrass French Style

Saturday 18 August 2018

What a weekend! Bluegrass music in the Haute Savoie, France - at La Roche-sur-Foron, a mere stone’s throw from Mont Blanc.


Food & Politics Don't Mix

Sunday 12 August 2018

Who’d have thought my first proper ‘Written in My Kitchen’ blog would kick off with a political diatribe? But it is a fairly short one so please just...

A New Beginning

Sunday 12 August 2018

Hello everyone (or indeed anyone!)

Welcome to my new blog. Sadly ‘foodieafloat.com’ has had to be laid to rest with the sale of our beloved...