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A Week of Classic French Cookery Training

A Week of Classic French Cookery Training

UK native Katherine Frelon has turned her passions for cooking and teaching into a business with benefits. With no formal training, Katherine cut her so-called culinary teeth working on luxury French barges, learning to prepare world-class food in often tight quarters with limited resources. But more […]

Burgundy’s Beef Bourguignon

Burgundy’s Beef Bourguignon

One of my memorable trips ever was an offer extended by French Chef Katherine Frelon to visit her cooking school for a week in Burgundy. I’m always up for learning about new types of cuisine and new techniques. I, along with eight other student chefs, […]

Why I need to live in France

Why I need to live in France

  Or Italy. Or Spain. The point is, I need to live in Europe. Most people think I’m crazy. What? Why would you leave the comforts of home? The place where you know how things work?  But to me, that’s precisely the attraction of living […]

An Authentic French Food and Wine Experience

An Authentic French Food and Wine Experience

When I travel abroad, I tend to head for the comforts of home. Most often, Italy, my former home. But when the opportunity arose for me to experience France through the eyes of the chef, I could not resist. I have to admit, the last […]

Provence Truffle and Wine Weekends

Provence Truffle and Wine Weekends

Provence has been on my “to do” list for quite some time now. Italy is my comfort place so when I’m needing a European vacation fix, I usually end up Umbria or Tuscany. But I’ve promised myself that France, specifically Provence, should be next on my […]


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