Zesty Non-bake Strawberry Cheesecake

Spring is around the corner and the sun is teasing us with its sunshine. I am feeling a skip and a whoo hoo shout coming along. It seems that Paris has had a long winter and to be honest I am rather fed up of wearing my heavy winter coat that my mum calls a…

3 Best cafés around the Eiffel Tower

Drum roll please…. It’s finally here! Ladies and gentlemen I give you the awaited café guide of Paris. The 3 best coffee shops around the Eiffel Tower. A KDP and Cups and Dishes joint venture bringing you the BEST cafés in the most attractive Parisian location. You all know and have read about how I have…

Marvellous Monday

Cries of joy and relief are being heard across Paris this morning. Reports are coming in of large number of parents smiling and an air of festivity is being felt. Older generations and tourist are bemused by this sudden reaction, some suggested that the quick change in temperature from a -4C snowy days to a…

IMA ; Mediterranean Canteen in Paris

A delicious brunch and lunch canteen that serves so much more than avocado on toast and coffee. Bienvenue à IMA. IMA; a cosy and warm canteen that sits on Canal Saint Martin in the 10th arrondissement of Paris. I have heard that this is the place to go to for appetizing vegetarian or vegan food….

Reflecting & Tea !

January is a month of reviews, reflection and setting goals right ? I believe that you can do this at any day at any moment, you do not need to wait for a new year to make a resolution. When you are ready and feel the need to change you change. Sometimes change is forced…

Terres de Café in Paris

Isn’t it wonderful when you stumble on something new and good by accident? Especially at the precise moment you ask for it? Walking on a very chilly Tuesday morning down Rue Rambuteau, I was muttering to myself how annoying it is that one of my favorite cafes that I passed doesn’t open before 10:00 (which…

Easy Halloween Kids Recipe, Kufta Mummies.

BOOOOO Halloween is here ! Time to scare the little ones and trick and treat them … mainly lots of treats! And it doesn’t have to be high in sugar. There is a lot you can do that is fun and healthy, like these Kufta mummies I did and spooky banana & clementines. I will…

Creamy Tagliatelle Chicken & Broccoli; Easy Recipe

Pasta …. everyone loves it and everyone eats it, including my two boys.  Pasta is such a versatile ingredient and so simple to cook.  It’s healthy and delicious.  It is my first go to ingredient when I can’t decide what to cook or  when I am in a hurry. Which is often. One of my…

5 years in Paris

This post is a very personal one and none food related. Last week marked my fifth year in Paris. Five years since I waved good bye to my family as I got into a packed VW car filled with bags and ‘stuff’ that used to have their own place in my own one bedroom ground floor…

Beetroot & Carrot Salad

Autumn is here ! Paris is slowly starting to change… in colour. I just love it when you witness nature changing. Trees are displaying beautiful autumn colours which  congers up lots of lovely images from photographing yourself kicking fallen leaves, to drinking hot chocolate, Halloween around the corner, wrapping yourself in your favourite woolly jumper…