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The Most Romantic City in Germany

The Most Romantic City in Germany

In January the Frenchman and I had a couple of days off and time for a little trip so my thoughts immediately turned to Germany, a country I’d never visited! It took just about two seconds of research to discover that the most romantic city in […]

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gifts for Bakers

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gifts for Bakers

Oh I was just doing a little browsing on the old inter-webs and came up with this little list of cute things that would be great gifts on Valentine’s Day for all my fellow bakers! Feel free to send me one of each too 🙂 […]

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 […]