A Splendid Lunch With Mum At Café Constant

A Splendid Lunch With Mum At Café Constant

Looking for a charming Parisian café serving mouth-watering classic French fare? Café Constant ticks those boxes and so much more. After hearing top-notch reviews about Café Constant from our guests and my Paris Perfect colleagues, I just had to try it. It looked like a cozy and cheerful destination for a leisurely lunch with my mum, on her latest trip to visit me in Paris. ... Read More

My Delicious Fig And Apple Custard Clafoutis

My Delicious Fig And Apple Custard Clafoutis

Our good friends have recently purchased a country home in Normandy – not far from Paris. They had loads of beautiful homegrown figs and they gave us with a huge bag. The first thing I did was make this divine apple and fig clafoutis. It’s a fruity and delicious dessert originally made with morello cherries, but the apples and figs complement each other perfectly. ... Read More

Rue Sainte-Anne: Paris’s Little Tokyo

Rue Sainte-Anne: Paris’s Little Tokyo

Fancy visiting Little Tokyo in Paris? On a small street between the Louvre and the Opera and next to the Palais Royal is Rue Sainte-Anne. It’s home to dozens of delicious Japanese restaurants and shops. Just hop off the metro at the Pyramides station and it’s within striking distance. You’ll find yourself marveling at the charming Parisian Haussmann style buildings and their neighboring Asian restaurants. ... Read More

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. ... Read More

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. ... Read More

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! ... Read More

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! ... Read More

Here are the Top 6 Best Vegetarian Cafés in Paris!

Here are the Top 6 Best Vegetarian Cafés in Paris!

While France is known for having some of the best cuisine in the world, to a visiting vegetarian, it can seem like there’s nothing to eat in Paris! Fear not – we’ve found the best veggie-based restaurants in the city, whether you’re a vegetarian or simply want a break from all the Steak Frites and paté! ... Read More

Niçoise-Inspired Lentil Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette

Niçoise-Inspired Lentil Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette

Enjoy the last fruits of summer with this spin on the classic Niçoise salad. Traditionally made with hard boiled eggs and tuna, this version gets its protein from French green lentils and its unforgettable flavor from a zesty shallot and caper dressing. With a bright and beautiful presentation, this salad is sure to be a crowd-pleaser! ... Read More

Grandma Ninette’s Excellent Blanquette de Veau

Grandma Ninette’s Excellent Blanquette de Veau

On her recent trip to visit grandma Ninette in Normandy, Madelyn and her daughter Alexia were treated to a delicious dinner of Blanquette de Veau. This veal stew is hearty, tasty and pretty simple to throw together. The best part: it’s a family recipe, and we all know those are the best kinds of recipes! ... Read More

Luscious Leek & Prosciutto Quiche with Gruyère & Dill

Luscious Leek & Prosciutto Quiche with Gruyère & Dill

To celebrate the arrival of Spring, try your hand at this easy, crust-free quiche, featuring a seasonal favorite – leeks. Sweet and buttery when cooked, leeks pair well with the assertive flavors of gruyère cheese and prosciutto. This recipe is full of luscious flavors, but will leave you feeling light and energetic, perfect for enjoying the Springtime weather! ... Read More

How to Enjoy Fine Parisian Cuisine in the Comfort of Home

How to Enjoy Fine Parisian Cuisine in the Comfort of Home

Paris is filled to the brim with amazing restaurants, but have you ever considered bringing that same cuisine into your Paris apartment rental? Don’t worry, we’re not talking about you spending hours whipping up masterpieces in the kitchen while on holiday. We’re talking about hiring a personal chef! Let us help you plan a savory and memorable night during your stay in Paris. ... Read More

Sweet Potato Coq au Vin – Classic French Comfort with a Twist!

Sweet Potato Coq au Vin – Classic French Comfort with a Twist!

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’re bringing you a variation on the classic French dish Coq au Vin. This one-pot meal won’t keep you in the kitchen long, as it can be made in under an hour, which means you’ll have more time to enjoy this robustly-flavored, comforting stew in the company of friends and family. ... Read More

Warm Up With a Bowl of Provençal Soupe au Pistou!

Warm Up With a Bowl of Provençal Soupe au Pistou!

Gather up some fresh vegetables from the market and incorporate them into this warming, comforting soup. This traditional Southern French recipe is perfect for the season, combining hearty nutrients, savory tomato broth and aromatic pesto. Just add a fresh, crispy baguette from the bakery, and you’ve got the perfect autumn meal! ... Read More

A Brilliant New Addition to the Parisian Food Scene!

A Brilliant New Addition to the Parisian Food Scene!

La Maison Plisson isn’t your average grocery store – it’s a hub of high-quality gastronomical delights! Founder Delphine Plisson spent an entire year scouring France and Europe for the perfect products, so whether you’re planning a meal, merely picking up some food souvenirs or enjoying a fresh, seasonal dish at the adjoining restaurant, give La Maison Plisson a try! ... Read More

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