Free guided visit to the Glasshouses at the Grand Blottereau

Free guided visit to the Glasshouses at the Grand Blottereau

So if the free museums on Sunday this week aren’t doing it for you. Why not go for a guided tour of the glasshouses at the Grand Blottereau? πŸ™‚ No you can’t just turn up for it you’ll need to book in advance or be really lucky Laissez-vous conter...
1st of March and the museums are free

1st of March and the museums are free

Yes, it’s another repeat post but thankfully this one isn’t about another Manif in the city centre. This weekend it’s the first Sunday of the month and as usual (September – June) that means that the museums are free. ChΓ’teau des Ducs de...
Cauliflower and Pasta Bake

Cauliflower and Pasta Bake

With both Lidl and SuperU running specials on Cauliflowers at the moment I thought why not share one of our firm favourite winter dishes. To start with you’re going to need about 6 ingredients. This recipe is rather forgiving so you can add in more or less as...
A new transport “line” in Nantes

A new transport “line” in Nantes

So not a huge change here but the C5 is going to be renamed the ligne 5 from Thursday the 27th Feb 2020… which well .. pretty much just means you’ll be able to get on via any door you like. You still need to stamp/beep your ticket/card. The buses will be...
Salmon and Leek Quiche

Salmon and Leek Quiche

Another rather simple but incredibly tasty recipe. It’s my version of a Salmon and Leek quiche. I’m including a price list from SuperU above … you can mix and match your ingredients … for example in my version last night I didn’t have any...
HELLFEST 1 day pass on sale at 12pm 26th February

HELLFEST 1 day pass on sale at 12pm 26th February

The 1 day passes go on sale at midday today in case you missed out on the 3 day passes See hellfest.fr for more details / tickets Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new...
Sausage and Veggie Rice Bake

Sausage and Veggie Rice Bake

This for me is comfort food that’s packed with loads of veg! The below is what we cook for the 4 of us with some leftovers for the next day. It’s an easily forgiving recipe so you can change the ingredients quite easily. Ingredients: 300g rice ( get it...
Paku Paku Japanese Restaurant in Nantes

Paku Paku Japanese Restaurant in Nantes

So what’s the best Japanese restaurant in Nantes? I’m going to have to go with Paku Paku … damn, wait … I’m meant to put this in towards the end of the review. Saturday saw us heading out as a family for my wife’s birthday, her...
The Carnaval Workshop 2020

The Carnaval Workshop 2020

As I posted up last week … the Carnaval workshop was open last Saturday and Sunday to the public. It’s always worth a wander around it with the kids (Unfortunately I just stopped by on Sunday on the way to the market) the weather was pretty bad in the...
Manif Thursday 20th February 2020

Manif Thursday 20th February 2020

Once again Manif notice … which will mean transport in the city centre will be closed on Thursday the 20th February 2020 ( yes I’m including the year just in case πŸ˜› ) From at least 9:30 am until 2 pm lines are going to be cut in the city centre so if...
Cycling in France Laws

Cycling in France Laws

An interesting topic springs up this morning on one of the forums .. What are the laws concerning cycling in France? πŸ™‚ Do you have to wear a helmet? Do you need high visibility clothing? Lights? A bell? First up do you need a helmet? Un enfant de moins de 12 ans doit...
The Tan Navibus gets a new line

The Tan Navibus gets a new line

In case you didn’t know it there’s a new navibus service in Nantes. If you’ve ever wanted to get over to Trentemoult you could grab a shuttle bus from the Gare Maritime stop. Today the service is getting a little bit bigger. A new line the N2 is...
Carnaval de Nantes Open Day 2020

Carnaval de Nantes Open Day 2020

In case you’re looking for something to do with your little ones this weekend, the open days at the Carnaval de Nantes workshop is on. That’s right if you’ve forgotten Valentine’s day and are looking to make things up to your partner why not...
Jimmy’s Home Made Coconut Naans

Jimmy’s Home Made Coconut Naans

Naans make a great addition to any Indian curry. Below is a recipe I’ve used quite a few times now I find it rather forgiving and I’ve yet to go wrong with the recipe. 125ml of warm water 1 sachet of yeast 1 teaspoon of sugar 300g flour 1 sachet of baking...
Spinach and Potato Curry

Spinach and Potato Curry

So I’m back with my wife’s favourite curry! It’s quite a quick curry to get going. It’ll take about 40 minutes in total to cook. I’m also just using my normal phone for the photos so hopefully, the quality is ok πŸ™‚ As always you can adjust...
Manif Thursday 6th Feb

Manif Thursday 6th Feb

Manif 6th February 2020. Expect the tan lines to be cut from 14:30 until around 19:00 in the city centre. As always check the TAN website for more up to date details πŸ™‚ I’m starting to think I should save one of these posts as a draft Share this:Click to share on...