The only problem with laughing at a Frenchman’s stuff up of the English language is that they beg you to correct them. And that’s a problem because the stuff ups are so damn funny … and kind of sexy!
Even though I inherited the best of my parents’ genes, I could neither see nor appreciate it. Then two amazing chapters opened up in my life to put an end to all that crap.
“You move like a ballerina” the shop assistant said to me. “I’ve been practising yoga for 22 years, that might have something to do with it!”
So much pristine beauty, sunshine and seafood … but with no sunglasses or sunblock, I bet Captain Cook fried like a prawn on a barbie when he landed here in 1770.
Lucky me, after two years living in Paris, to land in Australia and move straight into a charming and cosy little haven of French style.
I feel like a happy little hipster as I cruise into one of the most special, spiritual and sexiest places on earth.
Forget about consuming an entire day’s worth of calories in one slice of cheesecake. You can eat cheesecake that has all the yum factor of a traditional one, but absolutely no sugar.
Did I mention I'm a ex-florist and flower addict? Though it’s illegal to pick Parisian flowers, I still do when I think no-one’s looking!
The first thing you notice when you arrive on this magical isle is the sight of bright blue skies over a sparkling sea.
It's the combination of crumbly, shortbread-y, buttery goodness oozing tangy, fruity jam on the inside that make this tart so special.
I adore and do indulge in French cuisine, but the healthy eating practices I adopted in Byron Bay have stuck with me here in Paris.
Whenever an adventure arises for travel, it takes just 30 minutes to pack my bag. The secret is “double duty”.
Bang out this fast fried rice that’s so good, you’ll want to eat seconds straight out of the pan (like I do).
Oh la la, a tart that looks like it took hours of your precious hammock-laying/rosé-sipping time, but only took less than an hour.
The easiest way to cook whole fish, french island style. So you’ve got more time to sit in the sunshine sipping that glass of rosé before feasting.
Sometimes I need a lot more than a couple of glasses of champagne to cope with la vie française.
Why not be like Marie Antoinette? Have your cake and eat it too ... for breakfast!
The best little surprises about Parisian life.
Make like the French and whip up this 3 ingredient, classic cake that takes no more than 10 minutes of your precious champagne-guzzling time.
I'm throwing a cheeky "up yours" to French Christmas tradition with these fair-dinkum Weet-Bix rum balls.
How did a kiss by the Seine become the reason why I call this frenchman “Mr Big”?
Satiate even gluten-free and vegetarian lovers with the ultimate cake of love.
How do you get out of a date that turns out to be less "OK Cupid" and more "No thanks, stupid"?
Real men DO eat quiche, and make it and serve it to you, too. Well, Frenchmen do, anyway! Find out just how fast.
Not all Frenchmen are created equal. Thank God, Buddha and President Macron.
I guzzle crépes like a teenager guzzles Maccas. Greedily and guiltily, but with gratitude.
I decided one day to scrape the Parisian dating barrel, and accepted an invitation to walk the banks of the Seine with Marc, to my sur-pwise.
Five fun ways to add “bonjour” to your day.
French men don’t always post up-to-date photos of themselves on dating sites, much to my horror.
What could be more seductive than luscious, juicy figs stuffed with salty pancetta and creamy chèvre?