Category Archives: Cooking

Paris 2014, Day 25 Cooking Class and Shopping Oh no!  we woke to another day with out water as the sewer problem continues here in the building.  When we left the plumbers were snaking something in the court yard. We were headed for E. Dehillerin so I could … Continue reading

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Mike’s Macron Class

losingly Well it Tuesday (March 6th, 2012) and time for another cooking class this one on French Macarons. First a bit of History. The Macaron cookie was born in Italy, introduced by the chef of Catherine de Medicis in 1533 at … Continue reading

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Missed us?

I’m sure you have been wondering where we have been, well at least we would like to think so. The long and the short of it is that we were actually and earnestly apartment shopping.  Without going into the the … Continue reading

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Kitchen Supplies and Cooking in Paris

Each time we come to Paris we visit the kitchen suppliers who are huddled in the Las Halles area of Paris.  Le Halles used to be the “Belly of Paris” a term made famous by Emile Lola in his book … Continue reading

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A Saturday in Paris shopping/window shopping

It Saturday morning here in France and while the rest of you are still in bed getting your beauty sleep Pat and I are up early, well early for us and out the door.  We are head out to checkout … Continue reading

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A day for Mike with a little Pat thrown in!

We awoke to a beautiful day, at 9:15 when I left the apartment the temperature was still in the upper thirties.  I was headed for la cuisine paris for a cooking class entitled Le Croissants and Traditional Breakfast Pastry.  I … Continue reading

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Adventure 2012 – Let the experience begin!

It’s February 3rd, 2012 and its winter in Virginia, well not really is50-degrees today. It’s time to turn our attention to our upcoming trip to Paris with side trips to Geneva, and the French country-side as long as the train … Continue reading

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