Discover the Côtes de Toul vineyards in Lorraine

Vineyards and wine in Lorraine? You and I are not dreaming! Caught between two famous wine regions, Champagne and Alsace, the historic region of Lorraine is not particularly known for ... lire plus !

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Horse meat butcher shops in Paris

How selling horse meat was made possible whilst it was considered a taboo food until the 19th century? When discovering the French capital, you may have encountered a ... lire plus !

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Easter Egg Nest in France

In many European countries, children decorate nests just before Easter. In Paris, a traditional cake representing an Easter egg nest is prepared in many pâtisseries and when they ... lire plus !

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A selection of desserts from Paris

This is a very little post about a selection of desserts from Paris recently bought while walking in various districts of the French capital. We are often in contemplation when ... lire plus !

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Famous Cafés of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris

The café scene is a vital part of the social life of Paris where artists, writers, intellectuals and celebrities meet in one of Saint-Germain-des-Prés’ celebrated cafés: Café Les Deux ... lire plus !

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Fête du Pain 2015 in Paris

From the 7th-17 May 2015, the Paris Bread Festival (Fête du Pain) has been celebrating its 20th anniversary on the forecourt of the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris. We stumbled ... lire plus !

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The Vineyard of Montmartre? Yes, it’s not a joke!

Did you know that Paris has about ten vineyards, out of 132 in the Ile de France region? The vineyard of Montmartre is one of them. Situated in ... lire plus !

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Back home at the market

In January we moved back to Maisons-Laffitte – a beautiful little town North-West of Paris. It is close enough to Paris that you can jump on the RER ... lire plus !

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The French’ sweet tooth for Easter chocolate

The French and chocolate is a love story. From the local chocolateries to the immense hypermarchés, chocolate is found everywhere. Of good or not-so-good quality, chocolate is a ... lire plus !

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A religieuse temptation

Gorgeous, adorable, delicious religieuses… Each time we go back to France, we can’t resist the temptation of savouring ‘une religieuse’, a classic French pastry! As the French say, ... lire plus !

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