Category French

In Praise Of Port Salut

In the summer of 1999, my new husband and I boarded a plane in Dallas the day after our wedding to meander our way toward our honeymoon on the isle of Martinique, part of the Lesser Antilles in the French Caribbean. We eventually landed on the island of St. Lucia after an overnight stop in San Juan, […]

On Staying In With Your Sweetheart

Being an all-around food enthusiast, it’s always been easy to get caught up in the frenzy of Valentine’s Day and other special occasions.  And don’t get me wrong, I am obviously a huge advocate of celebrating with food, particularly at one of the restaurants of my friend Chef Miles James (James at the Mill and […]

Spring Reawakenings & Ratatouille

After a rather lengthy hiatus as I pouted my way through the winter months, it is now full blast ahead as the sun begins to shine consistently and my spirits and enthusiasm return. I’m SO excited about a few of the things in store here at The Food Adventuress this spring! Here’s a sampling of […]

Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!

In November 1997, I was living in Dijon, France and starting to feel rather sorry for myself as the traditional American holiday season approached.  I’m a {bit} of a devotee to tradition, and I knew that all across the U.S. families were making plans to gather together for Thanksgiving.  I would be heading home four […]