28. 05. 2013

Le Mary Celeste – Paris

Question: What was the name of the mysterious ‘ghost ship’ found in the Atlantic Ocean unmanned and under full sail heading towards the Strait of Gibraltar in 1872? Answer: The Mary Celeste.  I...

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05. 05. 2013
Picture: Rohan Kelly Source: The Sunday Telegraph

Bodega – Sydney

Our weekend in Sydney started with fish fingers and ended in a whopper. Much like our meal at Bodega…but oh, so different. At the end of a rather long sejour in my hometown,...

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04. 04. 2013

Bistrot Paul Bert – Paris

When I first arrived in Paris, during a debaucherous weekend of eating and drinking (which was to set the tone for the next 12 months) I found myself sitting grumpily in an uncomfortable wooden chair,...

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18. 02. 2013

Restaurant Pierre Sang – Paris

After an indulgent week spent sipping hot chocolate, flirting over fondue, oh and of course skiing the slopes, in Courchevel, the deliciously dashing Leonardo DiCarpaccio and I arrived back in Paris on a...

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04. 02. 2013

Comme à Lisbonne – Paris

A year making pastries and reviewing restaurants was never going to be conducive to weight loss, but I feel that greater forces are against me in my quest to stay svelte.  When I...

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25. 01. 2013

Café au lait, s’il vous plaît – Paris

There are lots of things the French are very good at – baguettes, wine, cheese, not getting fat off baguettes wine & cheese, affairs, well behaved dogs and going on strike, to name...

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20. 01. 2013

Restaurant Akrame – Paris

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single woman in possession of a Parisian apartment must be in want of visitors.  Indeed I was misguided to ever think that I would be...

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01. 11. 2012

L’AOC – Paris

“Believe me Mum, this chicken is worth the wait” I insisted as Yummy Mummy and I hopped on the back of the enormous line for lunch at Yves Camdeborde’s brasserie Le Comptoir du...

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22. 10. 2012

One Night in Paris – Paris

There are some words in French that I really like, for example the word ‘hebdomadaire’ (weekly) which rolls off the tongue with an authoritative ring, and then there is the almost onomatopoeic ‘piquant’ (spicy)...

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