Tag Archives: France

Buenos Aires Take-Homes: Delicious Dulce de Leche

Buenos Aires Take-Homes: Delicious Dulce de Leche

I have a confession: I adore dulce de leche, Argentina’s very special version of milk caramel. And this is really saying something, because I’m not the kind of person who obsesses over chocolate or gets cravings for sugary treats. Another confession: I’ve been known to...
The Feast of Saint Isidoro in Sardinia

The Feast of Saint Isidoro in Sardinia

Angels are said to have ploughed the fields of Saint Isadore, the patron saint of farmers, who could apparently work miracles when it came to the land, which explains why, on May 15, catholic farmers around the world celebrate the Feast of Saint Isidore or...
Paris Reflections and Travel Tips

Paris Reflections and Travel Tips

Sigh...Paris. Time for some Paris reflections. No destination so far on our Grand Tour has put an exclamation point onto what we are trying to achieve more than Paris. Paris really is a series of small villages, all with their own infrastructure, rhythm of life, and feel to...
Getting Your Kicks at the Moulin Rouge!

Getting Your Kicks at the Moulin Rouge!

It seems a night getting your kicks at the Moulin Rouge in Paris’ red-light district, Pigalle, is a must-do experience for many of you visiting Paris if the nightly long lines on Boulevard Clichy are any indication. This certainly wasn’t our first trip to Paris...
Weekend Eggs: a Tale of Two Omelettes in Paris

Weekend Eggs: a Tale of Two Omelettes in Paris

Seeing we’re in Paris*, we should talk omelettes. But let’s start with a confession. Not one Parisian we have talked to has said they make omelettes at home. Even Paris chef Pierre Gagnaire, who we visited to seek advice about The Dish I should make, went...