Whether in your supermarket or your cellar, there are simple rules to make the right choice when buying wine in France. First, there is no need to buy wines that are very old. If they are still on the shelves they have perhaps not been sold because they are just not from a very good […]
Winery Mas Belles Eaux is situated in the Languedoc region in the South of France where the climate is perfect and the variety of soils excellent for producing expressive and pure wines. Drawn to this region by the huge potential of its terroir and climate, the owners of Quinta do Noval and Chateau Pichon-Baron began rehabilitating […]
France is famous for its ‘Patisserie’; delightful cakes, pastries and desserts so elegantly made and deliciously devised that their creators are fast becoming as famous as ‘regular food’ chefs.
Spain is famous for its top quality ham, Jamón Ibérico de Bellota, and Cinco Jotas (5J) is one of those hams which is unrivalled for aroma, texture and taste. Cinco Jotas is based in the famous jamón town of Jabugo, a word synonymous with the very best ham in the world. Here pure-bred Ibérico pigs are raised in ideal […]
We have always loved to immerse ourselves in the timeless charm and passion of Spain, the rich culture and its genuine cuisine. And after our Easter visit to Spain and Hotel Puente Romano’s new chic beachfront restaurant, the Sea Grill, we are sure that we have seen the start of a new era in Spain, […]
One of the world’s most ordered dishes by travellers, at just about any hour of the day or night, is the always satisfying club sandwich. As French newspaper magazine Le Figaro put it in a recent story on the best club sandwiches in Paris, (the winner was the one served at Le Meurice hotel, price €25), the […]