Spinach and Bacon Quiche

Spinach and Bacon Quiche

It’s time for a quicky! … erm I mean a quiche! This is the perfect dish to bring to an apéro or a picnic / beach. It’s also quite quick and easy to make. You can have it hot or cold and most people I’ve given it to really love it. The kids...
Pickles Restaurant Nantes

Pickles Restaurant Nantes

A few weeks back we took a trip to Pickles. We had originally planned to drag some Irish friends there for an evening meal but in the end we opted for something a bit more Breton and simple and went with some crepes (another blog post coming soon). If however...
Courgette, Tomato, and Mozerella Tart

Courgette, Tomato, and Mozerella Tart

I have a confession to make… I write down recipes on my blog so that I remember them (I come back and go oooh I could make that tonight). This is one that a few people who have tried have asked me to share though so here goes. It requires some basic enough...
Crescent Moon and Venus over Nantes

Crescent Moon and Venus over Nantes

If you look in the sky tonight you’ll see a beautiful crescent moon and below it  on the right you’ll see a pretty bright star … except that’s Venus. Beautiful to see. (Did I mention my obsession) Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in...
Congrats France on the World Cup Win

Congrats France on the World Cup Win

Congrats France on winning the World Cup yesterday and with the country gone slightly crazy last night this seems highly appropriate today 🙂 Of course it does require a small bit of understanding of French but I think I’d this much covered for the Leaving Cert...
What you need to know for the world cup final!

What you need to know for the world cup final!

Well I still don’t know any of the players names but if you are planning on heading into Nantes tonight you’ve a few options … (of course all the pubs are going to be packed but it’ll be shown EVERYWHERE) There’ll be a Giant Screen...
Police Clashes after man shot dead in Nantes

Police Clashes after man shot dead in Nantes

It’s not always good when Nantes is in the news. I suspect if you’re out in the evenings in any of the hot zones you’ll want to be careful as we’ve seen things flare in the past. Breil, Dervallières, et Malakoff. Link:...