I first learned about Denise Acabo’s famed Paris chocolate store, L’Etoile d’Or from David Lebovitz a couple of years ago when a gas explosion in the basement of the building destroyed the shop. An extraordinary chocolate shop carrying the likes of Henri Le Roux caramels, Bonnat and Bernachon (the only Paris address to carry the […]
How do you plan for a trip? Are you the type to have every minute programmed with no room for spontaneity? I’ll admit that I do tend towards being that type of trip planner but recently, I’ve opted for less-planned trips which allow me the time to discover a place differently. Take my recent trip […]
Ok, so you know what a huge fan of Paris walking tours I am and it’s been a while since I took one… On my recent trip, I was thrilled to be invited to check out Urban Adventures’ latest tour offering – the Gourmet Marais. The Marais is one of my favourite neighbourhoods to wander […]
Those of you who have followed this blog for a while will know what a huge fan of Paris walking tours I am. I’ve covered a lot of ground with a lot of different companies and I always learn something new, no matter what tour I go on. Over the years, though, I can’t tell […]
You might have noticed a few less posts that usual over the past two weeks. I’ve been in France with my mum over March Break and whilst I had every good intention of sharing more posts over this time, well, life sort of got in the way of that and I decided to give myself […]
This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from My Paris Kitchen is one I’ll keep in my back pocket from now on. Basically it’s roasted cauliflower, elevated by the addition of dukkah. Dukkah is a blend of toasted nuts and seeds, pounded to not quite a powder that you can use to flavour any number […]
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