Where to Eat in Paris

There are so many special places to dine in Paris, and I’ve finally gotten around to updating my list of favorite French restaurants.  We recently went walking around Montmartre and passed by some places where we’d eaten in the past. Sadly, the café had been replaced by a chain coffee shop (I don’t think I […]

Sauce au beurre blanc (Recipe)

I was just reading about how sauerkraut is good for your gut. This article is interesting, as is this one. Good to know, though health benefits aren’t the primary reason I eat it. “Real” sauerkraut simply tastes wonderful and reminds me of Alsace. Alsace is a region of France that I find absolutely beautiful, especially in autumn. […]

Easy Apple Pie (Recipe)

It’s apple season, and I’m looking at a bowl beaming with red.  I’ve stopped buying apples at the grocery store. As a fruit, they have a bad rap, continuously ending up on the “most contaminated fruits and vegetables” lists. Indeed, they’re susceptible to disease and insects seem to love them. Conventional ones are therefore highly […]

Café Pinson (Restaurant Review)

This post is for the Australian part of my family, who will be rest assured that they’ll be able to eat yummy gluten-free fare when they come to Paris. When you think French cuisine, you probably picture three important ingredients: butter, white flour and meat or fish. While I’m the first to jump on a […]