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.
“As I reflect on all of the fabulous things we experienced, tasted and saw during our week with Lorie, it makes me realize even more what a remarkable trip Provence was. Every detail was planned and executed perfectly, and I tell myself almost daily how really fortunate I was to get that call from A.M. inviting me along!”
“The Provence trip was a true reawakening of my spirit. I am thrilled I had the experience with Lorie!”
unforgettable experience that touches the senses, the palate, and warms the
heart. Well worth a repeat trip."
Did anyone else feel like sprucing things up a bit during quarantine? We all spent so much time at home; for me it was impossible not to walk through my house looking for a way to freshen things up. Over the next few weeks, I will be sharing a few of the simple redo’s that we did around my house;
Good Morning! Many of you already know that I was hacked. I want to thank those of you that called, texted and wrote me encouraging emails. There were so many that I am sure many went unanswered but please know it was so greatly appreciated. It all started on July 11th. Someone broke into my Facebook account and must have
Glorious is the only word I can use to describe Brooke’s wedding shower that was held this past Saturday, July 25th. Two of my closest friends, Vonda Cloutier and Karen Taylor, hosted the magnificent event in Vonda’s McKinney home. When we walked into the house, we were met with a fabulous balloon arch made of shades of pink and dusty
One of my favorite luxury dishes is shrimp and grits. Why do I consider it a luxury choice? Because it’s usually loaded with fat and calories. If you make shrimp and grits in your home kitchen, you can reduce the calorie content while still keeping that flavor POW! My usual version of this dish has a barbecue-vibe with a tangy
You are invited to attend Rootstock, on July 11th and 12th, the virtual music, wine and food festival hosted by my friends at Château de Pommard! Remember the event is FREE! Click HERE to get your passes. Plan to prepare a few special bites to enjoy along with the wine and music. This is what I suggest for to pair
Although we can’t travel to France right now; I am thrilled to invite you to a very special weekend event. ROOTSTOCK, the 4th annual music, wine and food festival hosted by my friends at the world-renowned Château de Pommard promises to amaze and they’ve made an incredible offer just for ATOP followers. The festival usually takes place on the beautiful