Not surprisingly, the options for store-bought tortillas in France are dismal. I buy them anyways out of convenience. However, now we’re in Normandy in confinement. As a result, we’re limiting our outings to the grocery store we decided to get resourceful and make our own tortillas. This homemade butter tortilla recipe is a blend of a lot of different recipes and modified based on what we had on home. I think it’s pretty simple and foolproof, and nothing beats homemade butter tortillas!Continue reading
This week’s Five Friday Finds from France feature Paris sunsets that remind me of Texas sunsets, bien sûr food-related tips, the great French Sunday lunch tradition, and Prescription, another cozy Paris cocktail bar.
Although it’s the last Five Friday Finds for the month, it’s not the last day in February since it’s a leap year. Leap year in French is l’année bissextile. My first thoughts – two sixes? Doesn’t make sense because leap year is every four years. Here’s an article that explains it, with some bonus French vocabulary for those interested.CONTINUE READING
Last year Romain had a two day conference in Lille. I decided to tag along as I’d never been to Northern France. I didn’t expect to love Lille as much as I did, but it’s absolutely charming and filled with character, especially the Vieux-Lille area. The best part is it’s only an hour from Paris by train!CONTINUE READING
Today’s Five Friday Finds from France post features sweet treats, a Caudalie skincare product, a Parisian Blue Door and more. While this week’s Five Friday Finds from France certainly won’t be as monumental as last week after meeting WWII Veteran Dr. Stephen Weiss, it’s still a good one. Plus I do have a bit more on Dr. Weiss!CONTINUE READING
The Left Bank needed JK Place Paris. From the moment you walk into the hotel it feels different – like you’re truly walking into a private home. And in some ways, you are. There’s so much to love from the immaculate decor and attentive service to the perfect location and well-appointed rooms.CONTINUE READING