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.
unforgettable experience that touches the senses, the palate, and warms the
heart. Well worth a repeat trip."
The French Market class in Paris is always the favorite day of A Taste of Paris travelers. It’s so fun to visit the market, learn how the French shop and eat and then to go back to the cooking school with all of the ingredients and craft a gourmet meal. The classes curated for ATOP …
Bring a touch of whimsy to your tables with my trio of charming salads. Its widely known that you eat with your eyes first. Making fresh greens look really pretty is fast and you can easily add protein like fish or chicken to any of the salads for a main course option. Darling salads are …
My mother and I attended the McKinney Garden Club tour this weekend. It’s become a tradition for us to traipse through historical homes and yards and then cool off at a local restaurant for lunch. I enjoy seeing all kinds of gardens and relish in the details that make each one unique. When in …
Did you know, my first career was in the apparel industry? Ultimately, I directed the design of the private label textiles for a 500 million dollar company. Part of my job was to follow fashion trends. That was many years ago but when I am not in the kitchen; I still love to seek out …
Summer really sizzles in Texas! But stay cool as a cucumber with ME in the kitchen while we prepare and taste fabulous food! Cooking classes are fun for adults and children!! Register TODAY by Email or website Join me on Sunday, June 10th at the Dallas Arboretum 1:00-3:00 for French Market~In this four course meal will …
I was in Trader Joe’s today and scored 2 bags of blood oranges for only $2.49 each! In the past finding this unusual orange meant driving the distance to a specialty food store and paying what seemed like a king’s ransom for the honor. You can understand my excitement about this deal at Traders. All …