In the next episode of what is apparently becoming a mini-series about my Paris cooking class, we began the day with a tour of the President Wilson Market, located in the 16th arrondissement, where we were treated to beautiful sights and wondrous smells, along with the biggest morels I have ever seen. We used some of these mushrooms in a recipe for a class lunch, stuffed with duxelles.  Mushrooms filled with a mushroom paste might seem like fungus overkill, but… Read more »

Markets in Paris, or in France for that matter, offer  the freshest veggies, fruits, meats and cheeses any shopper could hope for, plus wines, seafood…the list goes on. Include les brocantes/flea markets and you’re set.   Well, on a visit to Paris last December I came across this market in Ave. de La Motte Picquet full of the usual stuff found in a brocante, plus a few more interesting items.  Wouldn’t this look simply divine on the dining room table?   I think… Read more »