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February 20th, 2013

Ingredient of the month – Colourful Winter Veg!

I can feel a change in the air, with the hope that warmer weather is inching its way around the corner. And when it arrives, I know what it will bring. Spring ingredients! Fresh fruit, beautiful leafy vegetables, and a flurry of excitement at markets all around, as people rejoice that (finally!) spring has arrived. Until then – we must make do with winter produce.

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January 23rd, 2013

Ingredient of the month – Clementines!

We now find ourselves midway through winter, and the choice of fresh seasonal fruits is somewhat limited. It’s around this time of year that we start to crave summer fruit salads, and an abundance of fresh fruit sitting pretty in the fruit bowl. But rather than lamenting the fact that we have a few more months of chilly weather on the horizon, why not embrace one of the very finest winter gems…the delectable clementine?

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December 20th, 2012

Cheers! Champagne ideas

2013 is nearly here! That means, time to celebrate. I enjoy a good glass of bubbly, but am not one to know the ins and outs of how to choose a good bottle of Champagne. You’ll find a good sparkling wine guide here.

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December 13th, 2012

L’éclair de Génie

Forget macarons it’s all about éclairs in Paris. Just opened today by the pâtisserie chef Christophe Adam, L’éclair de Génie is offering a delicious selection of classic (chocolate, coffee, salted butter caramel…) filled éclairs aswell as some unusual [...]

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December 9th, 2012

Behind the scenes: Christmas shoot for You Magazine

The past few months have flown by, and September feels like an age ago – but I’m excited to now be able to share with you a Christmas-themed photoshoot that I did with You Magazine back in September! The shoot started with two days food prep in my Little Paris Kitchen. Not an easy task to do… great idea at the time, not quite such a good idea come 10pm the night before the shoot and every single inch of space in my apartment was taken over by some form of Christmas culinary creation!

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October 25th, 2012

And the price is…

Yes, that’s 2€54 for all this! I couldn’t quite believe the price considering that it’s local, seasonal and sold in the city of Lyon. You can’t get even get the same amount of fruit and vegetables from a cheap supermarket for the same price (the same [...]

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October 25th, 2012

Grocery shopping in Lyon

I bought this today from a local Lyon producer: 3 small aubergines, 3 small fennels, 6 apples, salad and garlic. How much do you think it cost? Leave your guess (in euros) in the comments below.

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