Experience Joie de Vivre in Paris with

Harriet Welty Rochefort


Shop and cook a French dinner with Harriet and her French husband


Joie de Vivre

We meet at my place at 4:30 pm .....

At 5 pm, we go shoping rue des Pyrénées : there are several very nice shops (vegetables, butcher, cheese, ...) and I know the owners ; we have a litlle chat, as usual

At 5:30 pm we're back home and my (French) husband shows you how to prepare and cook a typical French meal

Menu includes : ......

You participate if you wish, or just watch or just enjoy a drink in our little garden.

At 7h30, the dinner is ready : we enjoy it the French way i.e. we talk ....

At 9 pm we part.


The French have developed an art of ......

In my last book, I describe some of the most significants aspects of it ... and about two of them, I have designed a concept for American visitors :

  • shoping, cooking and eating like French do every day
  • shoping for the fun of it and enjoying your time the way they do


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Harriet Welty Rochefort writes articles and books about France and the French. Order her books:

  • "Joie de Vivre. Secrets of Wining, Dining and Romancing like the French", St.Martin's Press, New York, 2012
  • "French Toast, An American in Paris Celebrates The Maddening Mysteries of the French", St.Martin's Press, New York, 1999
  • "French Fried, The Culinary Capers of An American in Paris", St.Martin's Press, New York, 2001

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