Who stole my croissant

Style secrets of the French by Casilda Grigg

The perfect gazpacho

In high summer, when half of Paris decamp to the seaside, the pages of Madame Figaro and other French magazines are filled with recipes for gaspacho andalou. The French are soup-mad … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Instant summer grooming (Dior’s latest invention)

There is a product out there – a beauty product – that Parisians in London are very overexcited about. It’s made by Dior, it comes in a groovy neon bottle and it’s … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Is now the moment to snap up some rosé?

I have blogged about Célian Ravel d’Estienne already, the impossibly cute French wine merchant intent on luring us away from the New World. I am simply longing to be a … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · 1 Comment