This blog is a place to record all the things I love about the food, wine and atmosphere of the French and Italian Rivieras. Some years ago, I was lucky enough to live in Nice and I book return visits as frequently as possible but, of course, it never seems to be often enough. My Riviera cookbook library is still growing and I like nothing better than to idle away an hour or two comparing the intricate differences in recipes from one book to another, while sipping a glass of Vermentino perhaps.
My name is Jackie and I live in Dorset in the UK where I work freelance as a Human Resources Consultant and run wine tastings for private clients. I am Mum to two children who (luckily for them) adore pesto.
If you are on the look-out for other blogs and posts about France, please check out #AllAboutFrance and Perfectly Provence.
I am delighted to be involved in the #AllAboutFrance blog link-up set up by @fibitee of Lou Messugo. It’s a forum for sharing blog posts on all aspects of French life, food, wine and places. You can find out more by clicking on the logo below.
Perfectly Provence is a website packed with information on Provence from food and wine to places to visit and stay. I have contributed some of my recipes to the site which you can find at http://www.perfectlyprovence.co
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