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Food & Wine trips to France!

Welcome to A Taste of Paris™!  Here you will find information about my food and wine centric excursions to France.  Travel with me to taste, discover, and be inspired by French food and culture, one bite at a time.

In addition to digging into the delicious details of A Taste of Paris™(ATOP) trips, be sure to check out my blog where you can find ways to taste, discover, and be inspired.   Taste the very best from my kitchen to yours, with recipes-inspired by my travels-and creative ideas for entertaining. Discover joy and passion in stories about the extraordinary people, places, and things all around us. Be inspired by the foods, cultures, and stories I love.  Your creativity will be sparked, your taste buds will tingle, and your heart will be warmed as I share my Joie de Vivre with you.

Finally, be sure to look at my current cooking class schedule, and personal appearance, and join me for real time fun in the kitchen.  Be sure to update your calendar with pertinent dates provided by ATOP.

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Chocolate Mendiants
Dark Chocolate Mendiants

Valentine’s Day is coming so fast! This year Valentine’s Day snuck up on me. I’ve hardly noticed the pretty packages of chocolate tied up with ribbons and bows. Maybe it’s because I’m so spoiled by my favorite chocolatiers from France. I certainly stocked up while there in September. I’ve been rationing my chocolate haul to last until my next trip

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Salted Caramel Brownie Petit Fours
Salted Caramel Brownie Petit Fours

Salted Caramel Brownie Petit Fours As February approaches, I can’t help myself, my mind drifts to thoughts of chocolate. Who am I kidding? I think about chocolate every day! True Confession…I am super grateful for chocolate because it brings me so much joy! Today I’m excited to share one of my recent concoctions with you, Salted Caramel Brownie Petit Fours,

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Make your own chicken stock
Homemade Chicken Stock

Homemade Chicken Stock What is your favorite soup? Why not make it with homemade chicken stockinstead of store-bought? It’s simple to make, economical, and more nutritious,and you know exactly what went into the stock and therefore your soup! I’m often asked the difference between stock and broth. It’s simple, the brothis the juice that comes from cooking only meat products,

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Beauty secrets revealed
Beauty Secrets Revealed

Beauty Secrets Revealed!! It’s January, the month to reset and clean up our acts. This is the month I return wholeheartedly to clean eating, plenty of exercise, and my tried and true beauty routine. Today, I’m going to share with you, my most loved products that make all the difference in how I look and feel! I think you are

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Tortilla Soup Recipe
Tortilla Soup Recipe

Tortilla Soup Recipe Tortilla Soup is one of the mainstays for dinner at my house. It’s easy to make, is ready in a matter of minutes, feeds a crowd and it’s even better on the second day, so what’s not to love? Making Tortilla Soup is a great way to use up left over protein and in case you hadn’t

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Merry Christmas from A Taste of Paris

Merry Christmas from A Taste of Paris and ME! I hope you have lots of wonderful plans to see family and friends over the next few days to celebrate Christmas and the holidays. We are looking forward to being together at the Fangio house for lots of good food, fun, games, and gifts. Thank you all for being loyal subscribers

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