Category Archives: Culinary Adventures

Printemps New Marché In The Sky With Spectacular Views

Printemps new  marché and marvelous food hall just opened, and I had been wanting to take a peak of this magnificent rooftop/terrace full of gastronomic delights. I had already visited several times the older terrace just to take in the breathtaking 360 degree views of Paris, which was a rather hidden secret, few even knew… Read More »

Fabulous French Feasting From Bûche de Noël To Galettes Des Rois

  Fabulous French feasting during the holidays is an almost impossible marathon for even a foodie such as me! Too much, too delicious and too rich! Christmas Eve feasts are just the beginning, with a second even more elaborate at New Years. Then comes the onslaught in January of Galettes des Rois, irresistible buttery confections… Read More »

A Taste Of Paris At The Grand Palais

I had never attended the Taste of Paris before, but thanks to very kind and generous friends who insisted on treating me and my daughter Aimée to this wonderful  event, I went last Sunday at the gorgeous Grand Palais. It doesn’t take much to tempt me to go to any food related event in Paris,… Read More »

Saint Mary Magdalene And The Navettes Of Chandeleur

Just when I have savoured the very last crumb of those buttery galettes that I love, I start thinking about the Saint Mary Magdalene inspired navettes and crepes to celebrate the Festival of Lights on February 2nd, called Chandeleur. The name comes from the word in French for candlelight; aux chandelles. The majority of the… Read More »

Scallops and Spas On A Frigid Sunday

January has had the most bone chilling bitter cold that I can remember since living in Paris.  With a knee injury,  I have not been sailing around this gorgeous city like I am use to. Having already missed an important march Saturday, I was determined to get up to Montmartre for the scallop festival and… Read More »