Eating, cooking and learning about the Cuisine Minceur of Michel Guérard

Eating, cooking and learning about the Cuisine Minceur of Michel Guérard

The Time Magazine run a cover story with Michel Guérard title "Hold the butter" in 1976, long before the global culinary scene moved to lighter cooking. The healthy dining pioneering French ...
Iconic egg caviar by Michel Guérard

Michel Guérard at Les Prés d’Eugénie: the milestone for fine millennial tastes

With his three Michelin restaurant Les Prés d’Eugénie, the octogenarian chef Michel Guérard stands as one of the last iconic personas of the French nouvelle cuisine. Set in a remote Relais ...
Nature Brute on the King’s table by Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée Paris

Nature Brute on the King’s table by Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée Paris

Barely touched nature in the three star restaurant by Alain Ducasse’s team at the Plaza Athénée hotel in Paris puts more sustainable dining on the luxurious plate. After a major ...
Le Tilleul: indulging behind the stone walls in St Paul de Vence

Le Tilleul: indulging behind the stone walls in St Paul de Vence

Le Tilleul is a contemporary Provençal bistro set behind the stone walls of one of the most visited charming villages within the reach of the Nice - Cannes shores of ...
Hostellerie de l'Abbaye de la Celle: Provencal retreat with Ducasse's cuisine

Hostellerie de l’Abbaye de la Celle: Provencal retreat with Ducasse’s cuisine

Hostellerie de l'Abbaye de la Celle is a French inn inside a verdant 12th century abbey surrounded by hilly forests where the neighbour's goats trot daily for their green lunch. In ...
Deux Rocs: elevated Provencal village dining under centenary trees and live music of a burbling fountain

Deux Rocs: elevated Provencal village dining under centenary trees and live music of a burbling fountain

Les Deux Rocs is our favourite lunch bistro in one of the most beautiful villages in Provence. For almost a decade, annually our pilgrimage through in time perched Provencal villages ...
Le Gourmet at La Coquillade: Luberon cuisine set in the vineyards

Le Gourmet at La Coquillade: Luberon cuisine set in the vineyards

The restaurant is in hands of a Michelin starred chef Christophe Renaud. He uses mostly local ingredients and, as became recently very popular between chefs, he grows aromatic herbs and ...
Le 1947 restaurant at the Cheval Blanc hotel, Courchevel: guest as the centrepiece, food the masterpiece

Le 1947 restaurant at the Cheval Blanc hotel, Courchevel: guest as the centrepiece, food the masterpiece

There are only five tables at the freshly three Michelin starred Le 1947 restaurant. Not many restaurants can afford seating just a pinch of diners, but we are at the ...
Iconic Rhône vineyards: a photo essay

Iconic Rhône vineyards: a photo essay

A journey through the Rhône Valley with my camera and a thirsty palate invited my vinous curiosity to capturing the iconic vineyards of the Rhône ...
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