As you probably know by now my husband and I took a trip to France in September of 2016. One of my favorite days was the day we went to The Cook’s Atelier for their “A Day in Burgundy” cooking class. We learned so much, met wonderful people and had a simply marvelous day. In addition… Continue reading Get The Most From Your Vanilla Bean
It has been 6 months since our trip to France. I can’t believe it has already been 6 months but at the same time, it feels like it was forever ago. Our entire trip was phenomenal. But sometimes, the things you have zero expectations for end up surprising you the most. That is how I feel… Continue reading Châteauneuf-du-Pape
When we were at The Cook’s Atelier in Beaune, France we started our amazing meal with gougères. They are delicious little cheesy pastry puffs that are typically served at the beginning of a meal with a glass of champagne. They are also served during wine tastings and I believe they originated in the Burgundy region. So,… Continue reading Happy New Year!
I was looking forward to our entire trip to France but I absolutely could not wait for our cooking class day in Beaune (pronounced Bone)! I’m not usually one to get excited. I prefer to have low expectations and then be pleasantly surprised. But I just couldn’t help it. I was beside myself with anticipation… Continue reading Our Day At The Cook’s Atelier
The French are very serious about their wine. From what I understand, each region has different rules/laws by which it is governed. Today I will try and give you a very basic introduction to the Burgundy region of France, or Bourgogne. We took a fantastic 1 day tour with Burgundy Discovery. We had delicious… Continue reading An Intro to French Burgundy