She cycles from Cherbourg down the West coast of France to Pau, then across the Limoges and back up to Paris via places such as Lyon, Dijon and Reims in the serach for good food and the perfect croissant. There’s some lovely places dotted around France and some wonderful gastro experiences! It’s not glamorous at all but it smells like a french boulangerie and it’s just really nice. Back in the UK, do you have a favourite French chef? There was a train strike two days a week, then my phone got water damaged. FRANCE Magazine: One More Croissant for the Road is a lively love letter to French food – what inspired you to write it? The paperback version is released on 9 July. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Hello, Sign in. Anyway, he’s got them on the menu and I just got talking to him. Buy One More Croissant for the Road By Felicity Cloake. At the end of each ‘stage’ of the tour, the book is peppered with  recipes and the best and worst croissants are given ‘awards. Following ‘Le Tour’ with Felicity Cloake 12 Jul 2019 Celebrating the Tour de France with food writer Felicity Cloake In the second of our series of excerpts from Felicity Cloake’s new book 'One More Croissant for the Road', we follow her journey to Brittany, in search of the perfect crêpe. Part travelogue, part food memoir, all love letter to France, One More Croissant for the Road follows `the nation's taster in chief' Felicity Cloake's very own Tour de France, cycling 2,300km across France in search of culinary perfection; from Tarte Tatin to Cassoulet via Poule au Pot, and Tartiflette. They were some sausages, too, and it had this thin, spicy tomato sauce, so it didn’t feel anything like French cooking to me. Felicity Cloake does all the hard work so you don't have to in her latest cookbook, Completely Perfect. Try It is full of greed and wit, jam-packed with priceless practical information, peppered with a sense of adventure and wonder. I’ve got a bit of weakness for the ferry because it’s nostalgic. I love merguez and can’t understand why they aren’t more popular in this country – they’re really hard to get yet they’re such a French staple. It was at one of those real Lyon bouchons were basically everything is offal related, so it was in good company and wasn’t exactly set off against steak and chips! Part travelogue, part food memoir, all love letter to France, One More Croissant for the Road follows ‘the nation’s taster in chief’ Felicity Cloake’s very own Tour de France, cycling 2,300km across France in search of culinary perfection; from Tarte Tatin to Cassoulet via Poule au Pot, and Tartiflette. This week Janine welcomes back journalist and food writer Felicity Cloake who you may know from her regular Guardian newspaper column where she perfects a different recipe each week. When you’re on your own I think it’s always easier because it’s just you, no-one’s talking about giving up. You mention France’s famously diverse regional dishes – what was your favourite regional speciality that you got to sample along the way? I was just so surprised because it was a completely local dish, not Italian, but it was something that I’d never heard about before. A delightful rendition of her epic journey that … He does lots of mad things with sausages. It is full of greed and wit, jam-packed with priceless practical information, peppered with a sense of adventure and wonder. Felicity Cloake cycled 2,300km across France while tasting the best of its culinary offerings along the way. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. If you make it to lunch, that is… Part travelogue, part food memoir, all love letter to France, One More Croissant for the Road follows ‘the nation’s taster in chief’ Felicity Cloake’s very own Tour de France, cycling 2,300km across France in search of culinary perfection; from Tarte Tatin to Cassoulet via Poule au Pot, and Tartiflette. Skiing in the Alps or sunbathing in the Riviera? I wanted to explore more of that and to try more obscure regional French cuisine. Felicity Cloake’s Tour de France is a triumph. I think my favourite thing I ate – just because it was so unusual and showed me a different side of French cooking – was when I was down in Cassis. Grab a coffee and a croissant and settle in for a fun ride around France! Felicity Cloake Mon 18 May 2020 01.30 EDT Felicity Cloake on a previous cycling trip in the French Alps T his was going to be the summer when, after three decades of armchair spectating, I … I love it.’ Yotam Ottolenghi ‘Such a brilliant book, funny, captivating and wonderfully written. I feel like I was packed up in Felicity's pannier for the ride.' ISBN: 9780008304935. Genre: Adventure, Autobiography/memoirs, Cookbook, Travelogue. She writes for the Daily Mail, the Metro and Fire & Knives magazine and has a weekly column in the Guardian. Coronavirus: what is the current situation in France? Skip to main content.in Hello, Sign in. Felicity Cloake: It was a combination of things! This book will make you hungry and make you eat but at least you can work it off on your bicycle. He said he’d take it back if I didn’t like it, but I said, “It’s not that I don’t like it (but I don’t like it)!” It was very funny – I would not recommend garlic ice cream with strawberries. Each of the 21 ‘stages’ concludes with Felicity putting this new found knowledge to good use in a fresh and definitive recipe for each dish – the culmination of her rigorous and thorough investigative work on behalf of all of our taste buds. I had to keep myself going by thinking, for a book, sometimes people – well, I do – enjoy reading about people who are having a bad time from the comfort of their armchair, so I was thinking, at least this will make quite good copy! Celebrating the Tour de France with food writer Felicity Cloake W e have teamed up with 'the nation's taster-in-chief ' in honour of the Tour de France.. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals Electronics Customer Service Books New Releases Home Computers Gift Ideas Gift Cards Sell A friend recommended me this restaurant with a pasta speciality called macaronnade, which is actually from Sète, down the coast. It is full of greed and wit, jam-packed with priceless practical information, peppered with a sense of adventure and wonder. I don’t know if It was because I’d just been in France for a very long time, but I had really good andouillette in Lyon. Here, she tells FRANCE Magazine about her incredible adventure. One More Croissant for the Road eBook: Cloake, Felicity: Amazon.in: Kindle Store. I must say his croissants are quite large and very good, but anyway. 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