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started by: Josephine79 · last update: 1493214101 · posted: 1493038247

Yikes, significant birthday tomorrow and done nothing about a meal out... suggestions please within 50 km of Parthenay - 30-40€ per head - we had two places to try but they're not open on Tuesdays!

started by: frogs and roastbeef · last update: 1488298628 · posted: 1488298628

For those already hunting for  Easter eggs ,have found them available at the Hope 16 Charity shop (next to Gamme Vert)Open next friday 10am -4pm

started by: dave&olive · last update: 1488121020 · posted: 1488106218

Hi Ok I see they have a new web site much easier to use  link herebaconbythebox

started by: rose marie-hutchings-893583 · last update: 1487852831 · posted: 1487413949

has anyone used  these companies to deliver goods, foods ect to franceall my review searches are coming up from 5 - 8 years oldwould realy appreciate recent opinions on their servicesmany thanksrosie

started by: nigel and jessica · last update: 1487602481 · posted: 1486632723

Has anyone tried Bacon By the Box? See www.baconbythebox.com.Deliveries once a month.

started by: salty-958040 · last update: 1485861872 · posted: 1485861326

started by: Michael-Durkin-865125 · last update: 1484294821 · posted: 1469140323

Hi everyone I've been living here just over 5 years I'm 29and a chef. I have trained with Tom kerridge and John Cambell and am currently  the sous chef at château de mirambeau. I have brought a restaurant  in Saintes and aim to be open on the 1st of October. What I would really like to know is is there enough of us brit here to do a Sunday lunch trade. And if you think yes just would really appreciate the feed back. Hope to hear back from you fellow expats. If you want any I found on my restaurant  i am more than happy to chat feel free to get in touch.

started by: Pandora1962 · last update: 1483698853 · posted: 1483610572

Hello everyone,I have managed to get most things I need from the supermarket, but margarine specifically for baking, has escaped me. The lady in my Intermarche was very helpful but the consistency seems to be high in fat.Is there a specific brand I can look for please?many thanks

started by: gwealsdrea · last update: 1482231730 · posted: 1482231730

Recently arrived back in the area to live, and saw an item about a new restaurant in Saintes with a chef trained by Tom Kerridge.  Is it open and if so can anyone tell me anything about it - i.e. the name and location would be a great help.  Many thanks.  Derek & Ann

started by: flobelt · last update: 1479410971 · posted: 1479382350

Can anyone tell me when the Christmas is this year please.

started by: flobelt · last update: 1478773364 · posted: 1478507021

Can someone please confirm that the annual Angouleme food fare is the last weekend in November? I have tried google but cannot find any information.Thanks

started by: Souris · last update: 1478013122 · posted: 1477917217

Hi. I am searching for a jar of coconut oil. I've looked in a few large supermarkets to no avail. Has anyone seen it in the Ruffec/ La Rochfoucauld / Angouleme area? Thank you.

started by: Dick16 · last update: 1477375546 · posted: 1477326719

started by: nulls · last update: 1475920004 · posted: 1475914303

I'm having difficulty shopping for a low carb/type 2 diabetic diet,  Any suggestions would be welcome!  Bressuire area.  Thanks in advance.

started by: Josephine79 · last update: 1475433397 · posted: 1474979915

Hello,can anyone recommend someone who makes traditional UK -style celebration cakes, preferably in the North of the Deux Sevres, but I could travel up to 60 km from Parthenay.Thanks,Jo

started by: George Canning · last update: 1475431118 · posted: 1475403118

I'm looking at a recipe that calls for 5 spoonfuls of "liant" which translates as binder to make a sauce. What exactly do they mean? Would gravy powder do? Is there a French product that's better?

started by: ITRon 16310 · last update: 1473264094 · posted: 1473261421

Anyone know of a restaurant serving Christmas Day lunch near to La Rochefocauld 16310.Doesn't specifically HAVE to be an English Turkey dinner, but any options appreciated. I know it's early but we like to plan ahead. Searched last years Etcetera to no avail! Thanks

started by: christine w · last update: 1472563947 · posted: 1472560883

Does anyone know any caterers who do hog roasts or deliver fish & chips in dept 17.  Royan, Marennes area.Thanks.

started by: clancy-567978 · last update: 1471886702 · posted: 1471861567

Does anyone know if/where you can buy bags of party ice here.  We live near Matha in the Charente Maritime but haven't spotted it at all at the supermarkets.  Any help gratefully appreciated.

started by: luluwallace · last update: 1471813273 · posted: 1471691372

Hi, can anyone suggest where I might find a frozen Turkey in the Charente? Strange at this time of year, I know, but still if anyone can help.ThanksLouise

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