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!”
Are you looking for a wonderful dessert for Valentines Day celebrations? Look no further, my sumptuous Chocolate Pistachio Tart is decadent goodness perfect for the occasion. The simplicity of this dessert will amaze and it’s sure to become a regular in your repertoire! Chocolate Pistachio Tart Crust 20 Oreo cookies ½ stick butter ⅓ cup raw pistachios Filling ¾ cup
Oh, what FUN we had! Last Friday was the A Taste of Paris winter event, It’s Valentine’s day- An Enchanting French Experience and it was epic! Hosting events quarterly lets me bring my love of France right here to the Dallas area AND give its participants a tiny taste of what ATOP trips are like! A group of amazing women
What goes together better than silky dark chocolate and raspberries? I could not resist heading to the kitchen to create something to pair these flavors just in time for Valentine’s Day! I am so excited to share this scrumptious recipe with you. You can make Dark Chocolate Raspberry Fudge in less than 10 minutes and your Valentine will swoon over
Each quarter A Taste of Paris presents a French Inspired event. In the fall, just days before Thanksgiving, I hosted Preston and Megan from Chateau Pommard. They came all the way from Burgundy, France to my home in McKinney Texas for an amazing 2-nights filled with superb wine and sumptuous bites! With the craziness of the holiday season, I never
Does Valentine’s Day seem like a strange holiday to be my favorite? One of my V-Day rituals is to ask my husband and children if they will BE My Valentine, to which they reply YES of course! This entitles me to shower them with some of the traditional goodies designed for this day and the best part, there is little
When I set out to create the winter A Taste of Paris event for Valentine’s Day, I knew it had to be something really special. While reflecting on Valentine’s Day, one word kept coming to mind, PASSION. Curating an experience with one purpose in mind; to spark or reignite passion for the participants, became my goal and I am thrilled