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French wine, expo style

French wine, expo style

Paris loves its “salons” (exhibitions). There is a constant stream of exhibitions on basically anything you could dream up. From travel, fashion, cars and chocolate to babies, books, real estate and even mixed Asian weddings(!), Paris has got your every exhibition need well and truly covered. I had a great time a few weeks ago … Continue reading

Foodie resolutions for the new year

Foodie resolutions for the new year

It’s a new year and there is a full year of glorious food ahead of us. We may have ended the past year with a few weeks of holiday feasting and more cake and pudding than is sensible, but it’s time to wipe that slate clean and think of the all the upcoming eating and … Continue reading

Appreciation of food, French-style

Appreciation of food, French-style

Living in a new country can have a polarising effect on your previous conceptions of how things are done “back home”. Out of nowhere, a shining light of appreciation appears for certain things that once seemed the norm. When they are no longer there, or in an unfamiliar, less appealing form, you realise how fortunate … Continue reading