Simple Suppers – Barbequed Rabbit

I hold no truck with people who say things like, “how could you eat a cute little bunny?” If I’m going to eat animals I’m not going to be a hypocrite about it and decide which life is lowly enough for my plate based on cuteness. I will always try to buy meat knowing as…

Paris Picks – My Favourite Breakfast Spot

When choosing somewhere to eat in Paris you often have to make a choice: quality or location. If it’s that quintessential riverside setting you’re after, or a view of the Eiffel Tower, more often than not you’ll have to compromise on quality. Nestled in the arcades of the beautiful Place des Vosges, Carette is an…

The Tiniest of Paris Apartments

Eyes widen when I tell people that our Paris apartment is only 18 square metres. It feels larger, I tell them, especially in summer when the windows open up onto the 7m2 balcony. Actually, I like it. When you say you own a pied-à-terre in Paris, people make assumptions about wealth and privilege. I temper…

Paris Picks – Soma

Tucked away in a small street of the Haut Marais, Soma is a hidden gem dishing up Japanese fusion to experimental locals. From outside, this little restaurant looks undeniably inviting. The Head Chef takes centre stage, surrounded by diners at the bar. Small wooden tables fill what is left of the space, lining the exposed stone walls….