Comforting ginger tea

Some days you just wish you could escape to a luxurious spa where you would change into matching thick soft and fluffy robe and slippers and where you would be welcomed by a wonderfully comforting cup of fresh ginger tea, don't you? Well I cannot grant you this wish, however I can give you a [...]

Comforting ginger tea2019-02-02T15:41:17+00:00

The “super maman” cocktail by Frederic Viaud

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Lately I have published a few traditional children cocktail recipes (diabolo grenadine and bébé au lait) but it shouldn’t be all about the children, should it? I share the common belief that a happy mum raises happy children and as such mums should have their little cocktails too ;-) the "super maman" cocktail. Illustration by [...]

The “super maman” cocktail by Frederic Viaud2017-03-24T05:38:01+00:00

French children cocktail: Diabolo grenadine

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Following the success of the first French children cocktail, le bébé au lait, please find here the next mocktail of the series: le diabolo grenadine. Made from lemonade and sirup, the most common variations of diabolos are made with mint, grenadine or strawberry sirup. I personally use lemonade with no added sugar as it is quite [...]

French children cocktail: Diabolo grenadine2017-03-24T05:38:02+00:00

French children cocktail: Bébé au lait

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]One of my favourite French food and drink custom is the one of l’apéritif, which is traditionally a shared moment when you serve drinks with some nibbles, before the meal, as an appetiser. You then sit down before your meal, in no hurry to eat, and you just enjoy your family/friends company whilst sipping [...]

French children cocktail: Bébé au lait2017-03-24T05:38:02+00:00

Mulled orange juice

Are you all geared up for Christmas? In our family we still have (quite) a few bits to do but I'm confident everything will be sorted out before D-Day :-) This year we will be spending the holiday period in Strasbourg, Alsace, France, in my husband’s family. Alsace is really magical at that time of [...]

Mulled orange juice2018-02-04T09:11:15+00:00
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