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.
Holiday Appetizers Gouda Truffles It’s cocktail party season! You will undoubtedly be asked to bring an appetizer or two to a party this year. Whether you are gathering with your neighbors, colleagues, or dearests friends, and family, appetizer season is in full swing. I am thrilled to share 4 of my favorite appetizers from this season’s cooking over the next
And just like that it’s Thanksgiving week! This is without a doubt the biggest cooking week of the year and in case you are still wondering what will be on your table this year, I wanted to share some of my family’s all-time-favorites with you today. When the leaves start falling outside, and pears are at their best, I always
It’s the holiday shopping season! I’m excited to share my female-focused 2023 gift guide with you. This guide is packed full of treasures. I know you will find inspiration here and probably a few things to add to YOUR wish list! If anyone has a fantastic gift guide for dudes, please share it in the comments, I know we could
Captivating Light of Provence and 3 Tips for Outstanding Photos There is something spectacular about the light in Provence. It feels like you are standing in an orb of soft light and photos, especially of people, are extremely pretty. This interesting phenomenon is of course what has drawn artists to the sunny South of France for centuries. Van Gogh spent
Roasted Poblano Pepper Soup I love soup. As soon as the autumn chill descends, soup is all I can think about for dinner. It was easy to decide on the first pot of soup for the season. As you can see my poblano pepper plant was very generous this year, just look at this haul off of one plant! Before
Pear Cake Recipe Seasonal fruit is so good! We are officially into apple and pear season and I intend to share lots of recipes using these two scrumptious fruits over the coming weeks. Today, I want to give you my recipe for Pear Cake. This recipe was created several years ago for my annual Gifts From The Kitchen Class and