H to the C to the B

I wrote a blog about the Easter dinner I had here in Bordeaux, which featured lamb and chocolate, two pretty essential components of Easter. Three English Easter treats had missed me, though: crème eggs, mini eggs and HCBs. Crème eggs are a bit like Marmite, I think. When their name is thrown in the air …

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L’Ombrière: a lunch of sea and vanilla

The other week my French exchange from Montpellier and two other girls spent the weekend in Bordeaux with their friend who she introduced to me. On the Sunday we went for lunch at L’Ombrière, a restaurant I had been to with my parents for dinner last term. It is on Place du Parlement, a lovely …

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