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French Fridays with Dorie: Minted zucchini tagliatelle with cucumbers and lemon

It’s a really quick French Fridays with Dorie post this week. Whilst I made this ages ago, I haven’t had a chance to sit down and write this post until this week – which just happens to be back to work week for me (the boys are not back until the middle of next week […]

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The world of recipe testing at La Cuisine Paris

As many of you will already know, I spent some time in July working on a very special project at La Cuisine Paris – their “recipe incubator“.  Basically five weeks in a row, every Monday, a group of keen foodies and I would gather in the kitchen at La Cuisine and test some of their […]

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Travel Tuesday: A Sugar Walk of the Marais with La Cuisine Paris

Yes, that’s David Leite up there ^^^ taking a photo of divine Portuguese pastéis de nata (custard tarts) that we discovered when we both joined The Sugar Walk of the Marais, a walking tour developed by one of the talented and knowledgeable La Cuisine Paris pastry chefs, Guillemette.  The tour takes place in the trendy Marais […]

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It’s the 100th French Fridays with Dorie: Peach Melba

One. Hundred. Recipes. One Hundred. Weeks. Of cooking with Dorie Greenspan. Well cooking through Around my French Table with an amazing group of bloggers.  I mean, I always looked forward to Fridays but this group makes them even better. I love reading everyone’s posts on Friday mornings and even if I don’t always get around […]

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Natural light, natural food photography workshop in The Kitchen at Camont with Kate Hill and Tim Clinch

The invitation came just as I arrived in Paris in late June. “Join us at the table at Camont for le 14 juillet.”  As an amateur food photographer, an invitation from Kate Hill to come and work in her kitchen with Tim Clinch is like winning the lottery.  Kate runs Camont, a culinary retreat in […]

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Kitchen Bootcamp: Ratatouille clafoutis

This month’s Kitchen Bootcamp challenge – Eggs and Breakfast – was one I was struggling a little with.  I understood Jen’s choice (she’s 7 months pregnant and was looking for easy recipes to complete in the height of summer!) but many of the recipes were much heavier dishes than I usually eat on a summer […]

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