Wednesday December 23rd 2009. 8.45am Pavillon Elysée Lenôtre, Paris 8ième I WILL learn how to make macarons with FEET. The setting is sublime… A brave dozen of us head downstairs to the workshop: Un petit café to start the morning… And some snacks in case we got peckish throughout the nearly 4 hours… And off […]
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Christmas week in Paris. What to do, where to go, what to eat and drink? Who better to ask than David Lebovitz? Checking our his blog, I noticed some Paris wine tastings that might interest our friend, Mr budding sommelier, Neil. Off to the Ô Chateau website I headed and found the perfect gift for […]
The date: Sunday, December 19th 1999. The time: Around 10pm. The place: Casablanca, Morocco. My sister and I are arriving after a long day of travel from Singapore for her and a short but crazy day travelling from Paris for me. We’re tired. We’re booked on Explore’s Imperial Cities and Deserts trip over the “millennium […]
Ok, so I am sure most of you regular readers will know that we are arriving in Paris today, December 19th (Editor’s note: wheeeeeeeeee!). Because we are gluttons for punishment, we submitted a proposal for Foodbuzz‘s December 24, 24, 24 event (check out our August 24, 24, 24 event here!) which has to take place […]
It’s beginning to look a lot like… Yup – when the Beer Bistro has their “Christmas Beer” menu out, it REALLY feels like the holidays! I was there on Wednesday for a quick bite to eat with good friends (Hi Lynne!) and was SO excited to see the special beer list. I remember drinking “Bière […]
Augh – the dreaded leftover vegetables. You know them, the ones you buy a week before you go away because you think that you will cook some healthy meals with them in preparation for your food festival holiday. Yup, there they are: So what to do? Give them to the neighbour in a lame attempt […]
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