Our Paris Blog

Bonjour de Paris! Welcome to our Cook’n With Class Paris Blog. Come discover Paris and greater France from a local point of view. Pick up great travel tips, cooking technics, recipes and join us on visual and informative journey through France . . . and sometimes beyond.

April5, 2017
by Emily Dilling

Where to find Craft Beer in Paris

In the land of wine, where can one find a good beer? Emily, has some leads for you on finding not just, ordinary beer but, craft beer in Paris


April3, 2017
by Cook'n With Class

Les Marchés Francais: Four Seasons of French Dishes from the Paris Markets

Writing a French cookbook is no easy feat but chefs having been putting out cookbooks for as long as books have existing. Chef Brian Defehr and co-author Pauline Boldt have now joined the ranks of published cookbook authors in a visually and tasty collaborations. Discover les Marchés Français: Four Seasons of French Dishes from the Paris Markets with one of its authors, Brian Defehr.


March29, 2017
by Preston Mohr

How to Store Wine at Home

Are you thinking of starting a wine collection. While some of us would prefer to drink our wine right away, many ask our sommelier, what the best practices are for storing wine at home. But should you be storing and if so, how?


March15, 2017
by Emily Dilling

My Cook’n with Class Story – The beginning of a Paysanne in Paris

Emily Dilling tells us how an interview with Chef Eric Fraudeau of Cook’n With Class helped kick off the early days of her popular Paris blog, Paris Paysanne in celebration of our 10 years of Cooking, Baking and Sharing our love of French cuisine with thousands of students.


March1, 2017
by Yetunde Oshodi-Fraudeau

Understanding the French Food Market

So you arrive at the French food market and are dazzled by all the gorgeous produce. What to buy? How much to buy? What do all those labels means, cat I, EXTRA origine. I’m about to make life easier for you. Read on . . .


February22, 2017
by Emily Dilling

My Move to Paris – 11 Years On

Have you ever dreamed of moving to Paris? Do devour stories of those you have taken the plunge? Are you curious about how so many of us got to France? Read Emily’s story on moving to Paris. Maybe you’ll pick up some tips yourself.


January11, 2017
by Preston Mohr

The Party Must Go On – Surviving those post New Years blues

Some people may find post holiday celebrations a bit anti-climatic. But just because the clock struck 12:01 doesn’t mean that the party has to end. Sommelier, Preston Mohr has a few tips on how to ditch the post-holiday blues


January2, 2017
by Paulina Chudzik

Tomy & Co – The Hot New Paris Restaurant from Tomy Gousset

Have you heard of chef Tomy Gousset? Not yet? Well trust us this is a name you’ll want to remember. But besides every great man is his great wife and in this case, it’s none other than our wonderful chef instructor, Constance Deledalle. We get the dish on their newest venture, Tomy & Co, a restaurant built on their passion for great food that is non-pretentious and always stellar.