Posts by MolliM:

  • Left: a view of the Eiffel Tower through tree branches with no leaves on them. The roof of a few Parisian buildings are visible as well. Right: an aerial shot of an oval white and blue serving dish filled with clementines and nuts. There is a gold nutcracker in the shape of a woman's body visible.

    An American’s Guide to Thanksgiving in Paris

    There is no French equivalent to Thanksgiving, so you’ll likely have fun explaining the holiday to your French friends. But, this also means that you may have trouble finding all of the traditional American ingredients for your favorite fare. If you’re in Paris this year, here are a few tips on how to make the day special!

  • Left: a Parisian fireplace mantle with bottles of alcohol, citrus fruits, and several glasses. There is a mirror on the mantle. Right: A group of three people on a Parisian balcony. There is a table with plates of food and glasses and there is a man sitting on a chair to the left, there is one woman standing to the right, and another woman sitting in a chair and drinking.

    How to Host a French Apéritif at Home

    One of the important facets of French food culture is l’apéro. Not only does l’apéro help stimulate your appetite as you enjoy a pre-meal drink, but it’s also a time to relax and rehash your day with friends or family. The term comes from the word l’apéritif, which is the French word for drinks served with small bites before a larger meal. If you want to enjoy one of my favorite parts of French culture, here’s how to host a French apéro at home!