Dipping a toe into Relais & Châteaux

Luxury hotels are so not my tasse de té but I confess to a soft spot for Relais & Châteaux – my bucket list for top spots to be spoiled in Spain, France and Germany


Empordà Calling

Empordà, Catalunya for food and wine lovers

In Praise of Lunch

I love lunch. I like it at home – something simple: a salad of tomatoes and basil with a selection of cheeses… an omelette aux fines herbes…quesadillas with sweetly oozing raclette cheese and guacamole front-loaded with cilantro/coriander…And I like lunch out, whether it’s somewhere swanky like the Auberge de l’Ill (ca. €100) or the menú… Continue reading In Praise of Lunch