One More Croissant for the Road. Like Felicity Cloake I spent many childhood holidays in France with my parents, though 30 years earlier and without tents. This page works best with JavaScript. To see what your friends thought of this book. Talk about wanderlust for foodies. I haven't been on a bike for more years than I care to remember, and wouldn't choose to career around France, or anywhere else, on one, but the combination of travel, humour, discomfort and a culinary adventure is irresistible. Being in lockdown has left me, like others including Sam, with time to do more of some things, including reading. This is a fun book, part travelogue and part foodie book, at the end of each chapter there’s a recipe for the stage’s gastronomic experience. Felicity Cloake has a very good pedigree as a food writer, and this helps in many ways. Free UK … Each of the 21 `stages' concludes with Felicity putting this new found knowledge to good use in a fresh and … Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £25. I can barely ride my bike sober. Pretty sure any book with a croissant rating scale is an automatic 5 from me. She decides to embark on an ambitious project - a cycling food tour of France, a kind of Tour de France but with lots of eating and with little or no support crew. This ticked all the boxes for me; memoir, cycling, cycle touring, France, food and croissants, I honestly can’t think of anything else I need in a book and I couldn’t wait to get reading. A pleasant enough read over a busy week when it was nice to have something undemanding on the go. I like Felicity Cloake's "Perfect ..." recipe columns in the Guardian. Planning is not her strong suit, and her mishaps are as funny as her planned escapades! She travels by bicycle but covers some longer distances by train. As a food lovers take on the Tour de France Felicity Cloake invites us to join her through her different 'stades' a recipe at a time. I could feel the rain. 202 likes. Author. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. 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. Cycling and France, you immediately think of the Tour de France that annual test of endurance as the top professional cycle teams tour around France in pursuit of the famous Yellow Jersey. Free 2-day shipping. A pleasant enough read over a busy week when it was nice to have something undemanding on the go. 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. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 28, 2019. I found myself laughing at many spots in the book, at Felicity's exploits, experiences and her joie de vie! 827 ratings. Start a free 30-day trial today and get your first audiobook free. You can still see all customer reviews for the product. Prices (including delivery) for One More Croissant for the Road by Felicity Cloake range from $34.74 at Blackwell's up to $64.72. Impressive. There’s recipes, talks about food, good tips of places to visit, things to see, tips for cyclists and just a general love of travel and France across each and every page. I have one of her cookbooks, which I love and she is such a funny, lovely writer. 4.02 out of 5 stars. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Loved the artwork in between the pages. I think I would have preferred more France and the French, and less Brits-abroad. One More Croissant for the Road sees ‘the nation’s taster in chief’ Felicity Cloake embark on the trip of a lifetime, cycling 3,500km across France in search of the definitive versions of classic French dishes. This book is about food, so hope you’re a foodie! A fond look at France and the best food, tracking croissants as she goes. This made me really wish to visit France (like I already needed a reason) and just go food hopping. Buy One More Croissant for the Road (Paperback) at Walmart.com Filled with laugh out load moments featuring a seemingly endless series of mishaps; from missing restaurant opening times to struggles with both bike and weather. Menu. I had expected a traditional cookery book, and was delighted to find this was a book that was actually about her and her love of cycling, with the food of France punctuating her ride through the country. Felicity is a food writer hooked on cycle touring, so decides to bring together her two passions and plot herself a 21 stage Tour of France (just like the great Tour de France cycle race), but bases her stages on the home towns of some of her favourite French foods. Book review: Felicity Cloake’s “One more Croissant for the Road” – food and cycling in France. I thought the idea of doing a Tour de France on a bike to try the local food specialties was brilliant and I certainly enjoyed going along for the ride. But what floored me was Felicity and her friends going out for lunches and/or dinners and having drinks and riding their bikes after! My History. It just geled so well with the whole idea of the book. Her writing style would make for fun letters home (if people still wrote those), but was rather repetitive for a 300+ page book - looong digressive sentences, jolly-hockey-sticks enthusiasm, hills that are very hilly and hard to cycle, rain that is very wet and falls from the sky, restaurants that are. So many titbits of information, all served up with vim, vigour and a lip-licking zest for life. - One More Croissant for the Road - 'Joyful, life-affirming, greedy. It is a well written, entertaining romp. One More Croissant for the Road. $9.99. One More Croissant for the Road sees ‘the nation’s taster in chief’ Felicity Cloake embark on the trip of a lifetime, cycling 3,500km across France in search of the definitive versions of classic French dishes. The author has a great sense of humour and tries lots of different food. Items in your list will be shown here. Das Album ist die einzige offizielle Live-Veröffentlichung Lynyrd Skynyrds vor deren Flugzeugabsturz im Jahre 1977. 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