Paris by Mouth – A Taste of the Left Bank

It's just after eleven on a Sunday morning and a long line of clued-up locals curls from the door of la boulangerie. The smell of fresh bread teases on the footpath. Our tour guide Phyllis joins the queue and soon emerges with a traditional baguette, known as une tradi. She explains that there has been a renaissance in authentic, hand-shaped baguettes in France over the past few years and that une tradi can only be made from four ingredients: flour, salt, yeast and water. It takes longer to make a traditional baguette so it will cost you slightly more, but you are guaranteed the real thing. Phyllis cuts the ...


A Paris Food Tour with Context Travel

This morning I took a quick tour through the scribbled notebooks of my recent trip to Paris. By the time I had finished, I not only felt incredibly hungry but I also realised just how many wonderful tastes and pleasures I have yet to bring you. For those of you who are reading Delicious Days, you may have already discovered my day dipped in chocolate, featuring a Chocolate Walk with Context Travel. The acclaimed tour company has revolutionised day tours in cities across the world with their small group 'walking seminars' aimed at the intellectually curious traveller. Tours are led by ...


Delicious Days in Paris

I am thrilled to finally be able to give you a glimpse of my upcoming book, Delicious Days in Paris. Here is the gorgeous front cover. The team at Lantern is so talented!It will still be a little while before Delicious Days is sitting prettily on the shelf (2014) but I should have a copy to hold in my hands very soon. So exciting!For more information about Delicious Days visit the Penguin Australia website.I'll keep you posted re the book's progress!