France

The Fingerprinting Story

The Fingerprinting Story

Or rather how I went all over Paris to complete what I thought would be a rather simple requirement for my visa   If you’ve ever had to get a visa to live in another country, you might relate to this story. If it was […]

Blueberry Alsatian Tart

Blueberry Alsatian Tart

My favorite fruit season is finally here!!! Blueberries and strawberries in the market. 😀 Which means it’s the perfect time for baking with berries. This tart focuses on beautiful fresh blueberries and in a bit of a twist from your typical blueberry pie, a custard […]

Apple Clafoutis

Apple Clafoutis

We are still in heavy apple season (actually mid-way to be super matter of fact) which means apple cider, homemade apple sauce, apple pie and this delicious traditional clafoutis recipe made with APPLES! Clafoutis is a traditional French dessert with a flan like texture hailing […]

Train & Plane Travel Essentials!

Train & Plane Travel Essentials!

I’m always a fan of the ‘travel more’ New Year’s Resolution! It’s a resolution that only results in good things- trying new dishes, seeing incredible sights, or maybe trying a cooking class.  Being based in Paris has given me the incredible opportunity to travel around […]

Ribeauvillé: A Visit to a Little Medieval Christmas Market in Alsace

Ribeauvillé: A Visit to a Little Medieval Christmas Market in Alsace

I am falling in love with the Alsace region of France. The names of the Alsatian towns are utterly impossible to even attempt to pronounce correctly but I do know that Flammenkueche is not called by it’s Alsatian name but by the French name Tarte […]

Christmas Chateau Visiting: Vaux le Vicomte

Christmas Chateau Visiting: Vaux le Vicomte

I’ve been wanting to visit Château Vaux le Vicomte for ages! When I was here 3 years ago I tried to organize a group to visit the Château for my birthday. Long story short, the serious lack of last minute automatic rental cars in Paris […]