Category Archives: food


“Only Lyon” is the logo of the city of Lyon…it’s quite clever, but I know some people don’t like it because it’s not French. Which is true. And Lyon is a French city, in all its chicness, history and beauty; … Continue reading

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It’s difficult to say…

…but while we are not giving up totally on George – we would, of course!, be delighted if he strolled back into our lives – we are agreeing that it is likely we have lost him. We still go onto … Continue reading

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David Gilmour in Nimes…and other doings

Okay, so this is where my attempt to split my blogs more cleanly falls apart!! View from the Teapot = “life in France” Fat Dormouse Getting Thinner (or not!) = “food related” But our few days away falls into both … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Cheesemakers

16th May 2010 In 2010 we had a bit of a food-off. Our fiercely patriotic French friend would not concede that English cheese and paté could possibly be as good as the equivalent French produce. So Steve & Cathy – … Continue reading

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Goats Cheese crisps? Really?!

Inspired by Kezzie’s post on crisps I thought I’d write my own post – on the wierd and (maybe not so wonderful) crisp flavours that seem to be on offer in French supermarkets: Goats cheese and chilli. Really? Perhaps these … Continue reading

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Act N°5: Quiche redux & Act N°6 Cupboard Love deferred.

The prompt yesterday was: What better way to start the week than with food? Some of us struggle to share a box of popcorn, whilst others happily over-feed everyone who crosses their threshold. Wherever you are on that spectrum, consider … Continue reading

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Act N°5: Quiche

To do with food today – too rushed to post about it, but as I said on FB – if I pass a patisserie that’s open (on Monday? In France? Unlikely!!) I’ll buy a cake for the secretary at my … Continue reading

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