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Extreme Cuisine!

Extreme Cuisine!

Remember this post all about the “Fear Factor” in Lao markets? Well I have to admit that whilst “extreme” foods are not really my cup of tea to eat, looking at them is a whole different matter. I braved the markets with my camera, trying not to pay too much attention to the actual origin […]

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Réveillon 2009

Réveillon 2009

New Year’s Eve – Le réveillon – 2009. It was a cold, crisp evening in Dinan. The lights were lit and the town was all dressed up: Outside our little abode, our star was flashing on and off in a crazed manner as it was wont to do: Inside, we were gearing up for the […]

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Macaron mania!

Macaron mania!

Well after the Paris macaron extravaganza workshop, I am sure you are all sick of hearing about them on ELTW. Sorry friends but you have not heard the last of them because 2010 will be the year I learn how to make them (without the help of the lovely Chef François…). After my last disastrous […]

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A walk down memory lane… and a winner!

A walk down memory lane… and a winner!

When I moved to Paris in the mid 1990s, I was supposed to be working on my PhD in French literature. I had no contacts there, no place to live (I stayed at a women’s foyer for the first month) and no job. The things we do when we are young and carefree, huh? After […]

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Bonne Année 2010

Bonne Année 2010

Wishing you all every best wish for 2010. Thanks for reading and following along my adventures in 2009. Don’t forget – there are still a couple more days left to enter my Le Creuset giveaway! Just click here to comment on the post and the winner will be announced on January 4th. Check back in […]

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