Manon Lagreve

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Manon Lagreve

We got chatting with Manon Lagreve, French Baker & Cook and Great British Bake Off Contender, about her lockdown life…

WHERE ARE YOU WRITING THIS? 

From my bedroom in South London

 

WHERE ARE YOU DREAMING OF GOING AS SOON AS THE QUARANTINE ENDS? 

To St Lucia Or Japan - I have had to cancel both these holidays

 

WHAT QUOTE/ MANTRA / MINDFULNESS GO TO IS GETTING YOU THROUGH THIS? 

Being grateful for every little things

 

WHAT IS KEEPING YOU LAUGHING? 

My boyfriend

 

WHAT WON’T YOU EVER TAKE FOR GRANTED AGAIN POST QUARANTINE? 

Being able to travel, and go back home to France to see my family

 

WHAT SMALL BUSINESSES ARE YOU LOVING AND WOULD LIKE TO GIVE A SHOUT TO? 

The small Italian café at the end of my street. It is new, and now has started to sell fruits, veg, Sicilian arancini and delicious Italian coffee. More than ever it is time to shop local, and help the small hospitality businesses to survive. 

 

WHAT RESTAURANT WILL BE YOUR FIRST MEAL POST QUARANTINE? 

The Tree House by Dominique Ansel

 

WHAT IS KEEPING YOU ENTERTAINED - PRINT OR DIGITAL? 

I have taken my sewing machine out of the cupboard, and already trimmed my curtains, made myself some pyjamas and a scrunchies. 

 

WE ARE CALLED THE DECK – WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE CARD GAME? 

The asshole - excuse my french! (But we are loving playing Maxi Yatzy)

 

WHAT WOULD YOUR DREAM SUIT LOOK LIKE? 

Pastel Pink: straight trousers, fitted jacket with shoulder pads and a silky cream shirts :) 

 

WHAT ARE YOU WATCHING ON NETFLIX? 

The Policitian

 

WHAT ARE YOU READING? 

Sapiens

 

CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT YOUR SKINCARE REGIME? THE PRODUCTS YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT.

I am an ambassador for L'Occitane and cannot live without the overnight reset serum, which I apply every night and wake up with glowy skin. 

 

YOUR GO TO VITAMINS? 

Kiwis

 

WHAT IS YOUR HOME WORKOUT OF CHOICE? 

Yoga, my favourite Yogi is Sjana Elise and I love her Yoga flows.

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