Paris Food Markets

Adventures in Tamarind

I’d already heard of “tamarind paste” plenty of times.  Until this week, though, I wouldn’t have been able to tell you exactly what it was, or even where to find it. Some exotic spice, no?  The one that giddily finds its way into Indian and Thai cookbooks; the one I’d always ignored.  Until my most […]

Purple Potatoes and Green Tomatoes

I was planning on writing more about fish today, but have gotten a bit side-tracked thanks to the Marché Président-Wilson. This morning I set out to discover a new farmers’ market in a neighborhood that I don’t know very well, and… what a treat! Located in the 16th arrondissement, this food market finds its home […]