Food & Drink

Food & Drink
mousse au chocolate

Maria’s Marvelous Mousse au Chocolat

This classic mousse au chocolat is the perfect chocolate dessert to top off your festive dinner!
Mother Daughter Activities

8 of the Most Delightful Mother-Daughter Activities in Paris

Just in time for Mother's Day, INSPIRELLE has prepared a list of special activities in and near Paris just for mothers and daughters to enjoy quality time together.
Festive Wines

‘Tis the Season to Choose Your Festive Wines

The right glass can make a holiday meal even better! Find just the right festive wines to pair with your menu with these tips from a French wine expert.
eggnog recipe

Roula’s Perfect Holiday Eggnog

Serve up holiday cheer in a glass with this delicious eggnog recipe.
ice cream in Paris

6 of the Best Parlors for Decadent Ice Cream in Paris

Summer weather calls for ice cream! And ooh là là, do we have some fantastic options in Paris from the classic to the exotic. For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been tasting lots of ice cream to bring you my favorites in the city known for mouthwatering food.
Holiday dinner table

Man in the Kitchen: The Importance of Holiday Meals

Holidays mean different things to different people, but one thing that never fails to unify the family around a table is a lovingly-prepared holiday meal.
raised on homemade meatballs

Man in the Kitchen: Meatball Raised and Tested

I wrote a tell-all memoir for an Italian chef in New York who claimed, as his greatest influence, his mother’s recipe for meatballs. In fact, read enough chef memoirs and you’ll learn that EVERY chef worth his salt attributes his success to his mother’s meatballs. That includes me and I’m not even Italian.

Scrumptious Spiced Milk Chocolate and Chestnut Cookies Recipe

Fans of chestnuts and chocolate: get ready to fall in love with these scrumptious soft chestnut cookies filled with a spiced chocolate cream.
Chestnut puree

Madeleine’s Chestnut Puree (Purée de Châtaignes)

Here's a simple recipe for chestnut purée, or purée de châtaignes, to serve as a side dish or use in other recipes.
bacon green bean bundles

Bacon and Green Bean Bundles in Brown Sugar Glaze

Everyone will love these delicious green bean bundles wrapped in smoky bacon and topped with a buttery brown sugar glaze.