“It must be the finest summer salad of all.” Chef Gordon Ramsay It was in Nice where this salad originated, that I had my first “salade niçoise”. That was…Read More
Dee Poquette’s love affair with Provence began 12 years ago. She and three of her friends attended cooking classes at Julia Child’s home in Placassier nestled in the hills…Read More
A favourite American writer of mine, Elizabeth Bard, recalls an episode when she went shopping with her mother in Paris. Elizabeth lives in Paris and her mother was visiting. …Read More
“In travel we explore who we are. Through jewellery we reveal who we are! Isabelle Fish, Founder of Rue Pigalle When someone told me I had to connect with Isabelle…Read More
Sundays are sacred in Paris. Work is never discussed as this is time reserved for families, long relaxing brunches, reading, quiet reflection, short naps and the art of just being.…Read More
“I empower women one bottle of champagne at a time!” Cynthia Coutu, Founder of Delectabulles Paris, France What is more French than champagne? WOMEN drinking champagne — in Paris. …Read More
How did I find myself “French kissing” an Italian man I had just met in Rome? I knew that would get your attention. I was in my early sixties (so…Read More
Where I come from people generally shake hands when they meet. French people “faire la bise.” Pronounced “fair la bees.” The first time I went to France many many…Read More
Margaret Ann Gendreau from Vancouver, Canada, was the winner of my Giveaway Draw for the beautiful travel-themed pink and gray silk scarf from Green Scarf Boutique. This week her gift…Read More
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