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 It’s a fruity and delicious dessert originally made with morello cherries, but the apples and figs complement each other perfectly.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

Philippe Excoffier’s Easy Pumpkin Soup

Philippe Excoffier’s Easy Pumpkin Soup

Spring is right around the corner, but in Paris, that doesn’t necessarily mean that the chilly temperatures will cease! To warm you up during the last cold days of the season, we’re sharing this easy, delicious and warming pumpkin soup from Philippe Excoffier, former head chef of the American Embassy in Paris and author of a gorgeous cookbook! ... Read More

A Hearty French Onion Cassoulet to Keep You Warm This Winter

A Hearty French Onion Cassoulet to Keep You Warm This Winter

Inspired by two of France’s most beloved recipes, this comforting dish combines the flavors of French Onion Soup with the richness of a traditional white-bean Cassoulet, while cutting down on cook time significantly. This French Onion Cassoulet is exactly what you need to warm up on those cold fall and winter days! ... Read More

Easy Tarte Tatin – A Delicious Caramelized Apple Dessert!

Easy Tarte Tatin – A Delicious Caramelized Apple Dessert!

You know Autumn has arrived in Paris when orange leaves cover the ground, there’s a fresh new chill in the air and colorful apples fill the market stands. This upside-down caramelized apple tart from France may seem complicated, but it’s really quite simple! Here is a quick and easy recipe to make the most of the beautiful apple harvest this year! ... Read More

7 Amazing Art Exhibitions Coming to Paris this Fall

7 Amazing Art Exhibitions Coming to Paris this Fall

This autumn, the museums of Paris are pulling out all the stops when it comes to art. From an interdisciplinary homage to the beloved writer Oscar Wilde to an intimate look into the life of Rembrandt – the undisputed master of Dutch art in the 17th century – you won’t want to miss these inspiring fall art exhibitions! ... 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

A Rustic Pear Galette That’s Super Easy to Make!

A Rustic Pear Galette That’s Super Easy to Make!

Brew a hot drink and cozy up to this rustic, seasonal pear galette! It’s extremely easy to throw together and makes for a delicious autumnal dessert – or snack. Take a quick trip to the market for some pears and pre-made pastry dough, and your kitchen will suddenly feel like a French bakery! ... Read More

Don’t Miss Out on the Fun of Montmartre’s Harvest Festival!

Don’t Miss Out on the Fun of Montmartre’s Harvest Festival!

The annual Fête des Vendanges is one of the largest public events in France, celebrating the historic grape harvest with wine, food, parades and dancing in Montmartre. Mark your calendars for this special event in October, because it’s going to be five days of nonstop fun, including a a spectacular fireworks show in front of Sacré-Coeur Basilica! ... 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

Celebrate the Changing of Seasons with a Paris Picnic!

Celebrate the Changing of Seasons with a Paris Picnic!

The last few weeks of the Parisian summer are dwindling away, and the weather will soon succumb to the crisp breezes and orange leaves of autumn. Take advantage of the remaining sunshine and have a late-summer/early autumn picnic! We’ll let you in on some great picnic locations and offer some practical advice for the best picnic ever! ... Read More

Get Free Nights at this Stunning Apartment in Montmartre!

Get Free Nights at this Stunning Apartment in Montmartre!

A view of Sacré Coeur through the huge picture window and a gorgeous location next to the charming cobblestoned streets of Montmartre – these are just a couple things that make the Montmartre apartment so amazing. The only thing that can make it better? The chance to enjoy free nights in this apartment for the next three months! ... Read More

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