Beef pie

Been caught posting on my instagram @treesinthebackyard since last week. I’ve almost forgot to keep you update with my latest easy breezy recipe | beef pie. As I still have some left over mashed potatoes and I don’t really want to throw it away. I decided to make a pie with. My recipe is originally…

One week in Brittany, France

Last summer I’ve decided to spend one week in Bretagne (read: Brittany), France. This region is actually quite popular having nice local population and breathtaking views. This is not my first time visiting Bretagne, I went there I think about 6 years ago to visit my college friend which is originally from Concarneau, one of…

Breakfast time

Saturday and sunday morning is my favorite time to cook english breakfast. Looks like complicated, but in fact you just need some eggs, bread, beans and sausages. Heinz baked beans is my preference as it is already tasteful without adding anything. You just need to heat it up in a saucepan with medium heat. But…

Where to eat in Paris

I’m not actually living in Paris, but Paris is like 1 hour and 15 minutes away from my hometown, Rouen. It is reachable by regular train, or nearly 2 hours by bus. I always said to my friends that, it’s like I’m living in a Parisian’s banlieue (read: suburb),  even closer. The advantage of having…

Rouen – Best address for foodies (part 2)

Hello, here I come again with the best address for foodies in the city where I live, Rouen. At least once a week, I have tried to pemper my self not to cook and enjoy the local food. To be honest it is also a privilege to live in France, where food is very important…

Hidden garden in Etretat

Have you ever been to Etretat before? Etretat is a little town in the Upper Normandy, arround 30 km from the main city, Le Havre. Étretat is best known for its chalk cliffs, including three natural arches and a pointed formation called L’Aiguille or the Needle, which rises 70 metres (230 ft) above the sea (source…

7 Days in Dublin (part 2)

Hello again.. as promised I would like to let you know the up next of my 7 days in Dublin. And it starts with Day 4. Day 4 – Strolling around at the city center We supposed to go to the coast today, but unfortunately there was no train available to take us there due…

7 days in Dublin (part 1)

Checked one of my bucket list cities that I’ve always wanted to visit and finally I have one good reason to finally visit Ireland, well my friend works here and it has been a long time since I told her one day I’ll come to see her there. And here I am.. Day one –…

Weekend in Bruges, Belgium

This was actually my second time visiting Bruges, but really my first experience of enjoying the sightseeing. I’ve slightly remembered the first time I went there, as it was only for couple hours in the evening, so I basically didn’t see anything. I didn’t expect that Bruges has a lot attractive views and lovely architecture….

Braised Goose with Veggies

I never thought to cook or buy this kind of bird before, until my nearest butcher was ran out of chicken supply. And I didn’t regret that as now I can proudly say I know how to cook a goose. So I decided to make a braised goose with some vegetables that I have left…