Afternoon Tea at Le Royal Monceau (Raffles, Paris)

It’s not everyday one receives an invitation to “tea at Raffles, Paris” so when Carol from Paris Breakfasts wondered whether I might like to join her one sunny Wednesday afternoon last month, I jumped at the chance!  Le Royal Monceau (Raffles, Paris) is a gorgeous building – as soon as you enter the lobby, you’re … Read more

Olive sables Pierre Herme Dorie Greenspan Around my French Table French Fridays with Dorie

French Fridays with Dorie: Pierre Herme’s Olive Sables

Having been skeptical before, then pleasantly surprised by a savoury sablé (David Lebovitz’ seaweed sablés) on another French Friday, this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Pierre Herme’s Olive Sables, p 12)was one I was looking forward to a lot. Salty olives in a sweet shortbread – has to be be good, right? To be … Read more

Looking beyond the macaron: sweet treats in Paris

Ah Paris. City of Light.  Also, a city of amazing sweets.  But to really experience the sweet side Paris, get off the beaten path and seek out some of the more unusual “sweet things” she has to offer.  From pink pralines to exquisite marshmallows, you’ll be surprised at the range of tasty sweets that expends … Read more

Context Paris Chocolate Tour on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Context Paris: The Chocolate Walk

All right, all right, I’ve been in Paris nearly 2 weeks now and not a single post yet about being here? Well, I’ve been busy eating bonbons and drinking champagne working you know! And you can always follow me on Twitter, Flickr or Instagram to check out what I am up to daily. I have … Read more