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.
unforgettable experience that touches the senses, the palate, and warms the
heart. Well worth a repeat trip."
“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!”
For Brooke’s wedding we had hoped to have a gigantic grazing table in the center of the room for cocktail hour. Alas, with all of the changes this season we had to pivot to appetizer boxes filled with tasty goodies. We had lots of discussion about how we could offer an assortment of cheese, meats crackers and other yummy goodies
This is the time of year I especially love to make salads for dinner. We have endured so many blistering days this summer; something hot for dinner is just not appetizing. Load your grocery carts full of fresh produce while it lasts and enjoy weeknight salads! Be sure to add Crab Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette to your repertoire.; crispy greens
When we began planning Brooke’s wedding in April of 2019, and we were certain of one thing! I had attended 2 weddings, a dear friends two daughters, in which Emily the owner of Petals Couture, was the florist and I was blown away both times by her stunning work. Brooke and I both love flowers, and cake, so diving into
I love to top juicy grilled chicken, pork or fish with chutneys made of fresh fruits and vegetables. This Peachy Island Chutney will doll up any weeknight meal! Enjoy! Peachy Island Fruit Chutney ½ cup peach preserves 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar ½ cup pineapple chunks ½ cup mango, chopped 2 tablespoons red onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, pressed