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  • Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemons and Purple Olives

    Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemons and Purple Olives

    This is probably one of Morocco’s best-known tagines featuring two ingredients indispensable to Moroccan cuisine; tangy salt-cured lemons and slightly bitter, half-ripe purple olives. A delicious dish from the kitchen of the supremely talented chef Charlotte Puckette, this tagine is sure to please the palate and delight everyone at the table.

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  • Zia: A New Café and Picnics-to-Go Near Metro École Militaire

    Zia: A New Café and Picnics-to-Go Near Metro École Militaire

    A fresh and exciting restaurant has opened up just around the corner from the Eiffel Tower and the Champs de Mars, offering delicious breakfasts, lunches and brunches paired with gourmet coffees. Chef Justin Kent, a New Mexico native and French-trained chef, opened his bright and airy coffee shop and eatery Zia in January 2017.

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  • 101 Must-Eat Bistros in Paris Revealed!

    101 Must-Eat Bistros in Paris Revealed!

    Calling all restaurant lovers! If enjoying a great meal out is one of the things you think about most when planning your next trip to Paris, then grab a coffee, sit back and read on… as the One Hundred (and One) Must-Eat Bistros in Paris are revealed.

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  • Garlic Lamb Chops with Warm Bean Salad & Persillade

    Garlic Lamb Chops with Warm Bean Salad & Persillade

    This delicious recipe for lamb chops involves marinating them in garlic and herbs and serving together with a warm white bean salad and oven-baked tomatoes, finished with a “persillade” – a simple dressing, made out of fresh parsley and basil, garlic, lemon and olive oil.

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  • The Best Pastry Shops on Rue Saint Dominique!

    The Best Pastry Shops on Rue Saint Dominique!

    Pastry shops and bakeries abound in Paris – there’s practically one on every street corner. Since we love the 7th arrondissement so much, and know that many of our guests prefer to stay in this area near the Eiffel Tower, we’ve compiled a list of the best pastry shops along Rue Saint Dominique!

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  • Crème Caramel with Exotic Citrus Compote

    Crème Caramel with Exotic Citrus Compote

    This lusciously soft custard dessert is like creme brulée’s saucy cousin. With exotic citrus fruits like kumquat and the cozy flavor of fresh vanilla pods, this unique crème caramel achieves the perfect balance between sweet, creamy and tart. Really impress your friends and family with this surprisingly light after-dinner treat!

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  • My Quest for the Best Strawberries in France

    My Quest for the Best Strawberries in France

    A special French strawberry called Gariguettes are very similar in size, shape, and overall appearance to Spanish strawberries, but sweeter and juicier.

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  • Perfect for a Parisian Picnic: The Baguette Niçoise

    Perfect for a Parisian Picnic: The Baguette Niçoise

    There’s nothing more French than a baguette sandwich eaten outdoors, so whether you’ll be picnicking in the Jardin du Luxembourg or in your own backyard, this baguette sandwich recipe will have you feeling the French spirit in no time! Have you heard of the quintessential Niçoise salad? Well, this is the sandwich version!

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  • Sweet & Savory Champagne Teatime at Le Meurice

    Sweet & Savory Champagne Teatime at Le Meurice

    Welcome back our teatime series where we’re testing out the best afternoon tea at the top Paris Palace Hotels. Duck into the art-inspired Dali restaurant at Le Meurice and enjoy a decadent experience filled with champagne, sandwiches, pastries, tea and maybe even a spa treatment! You could easily spend a few luxurious hours here!

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  • Eiffel Tower Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing & Dark Chocolate

    Eiffel Tower Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing & Dark Chocolate

    Just in time for Easter, these playful sugar cookies combine a classic springtime treat with the most iconic Parisian landmark – the Eiffel Tower! This year, impart a little Parisian flair into your Easter baskets with this fun recipe, or enjoy them throughout the year – anytime is a good time for cookies, icing and chocolate!

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  • Easter Chocolate in Paris – Charming, Playful & Delicious!

    Easter Chocolate in Paris – Charming, Playful & Delicious!

    Ahh, April in Paris: the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and the chocolate shops are overflowing with egg, bell and fish-shaped goodies! Easter is just around the corner and the sweet boutiques of Paris are preparing. Be sure to pop into one of our favorite chocolateries and pick up some delectable treats this Easter in Paris!

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  • Seared Balsamic Duck with Orange Zest + Wine Pairings!

    Seared Balsamic Duck with Orange Zest + Wine Pairings!

    The French are very fond of duck, and for good reason! It’s absolutely delicious, whether it’s a rich confit or a seared breast with sweet sauce. This recipe will show you the easiest and quickest method of preparing duck, as well as tons of excellent wine pairings to go with this tasty dish!

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  • A L’Étoile d’Or: The Most Famous Candy Store in Paris!

    A L’Étoile d’Or: The Most Famous Candy Store in Paris!

    At the foot of Montmatre, down the road from the Moulin Rouge, there’s a little gem that all foodies will love. A L’Etoile d’Or is the most famous candy store in Paris, and the second you step inside this cozy store you’ll see why! Find out some of the specialties you’ll want to be sure to try on your next trip to Paris.

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  • Chèvre & Honey Cream Galettes with Polka Beetroots

    Chèvre & Honey Cream Galettes with Polka Beetroots

    We’re all familiar with the sweet crêpe, but did you know that the savory version is actually called a “galette”? They are made from a buckwheat batter and hail from Brittany, a coastal region in France. This recipe will show you how to make a traditional Breton galette, topped with a beautiful combination of goat cheese, honey and beets!

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  • Orange-Maple Glazed Pears with Vanilla Crème Fraiche

    Orange-Maple Glazed Pears with Vanilla Crème Fraiche

    This is the kind of desert you’ll never have to feel guilty about eating because it’s made with fresh fruit! At least that’s what you can tell yourself as you savor the tender pears, luscious vanilla cream and crunchy almonds. This simple, rustic recipe allows each separate ingredient to shine, making for the perfect after-dinner treat!

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