Big Fernand Presents Burgers Parisienne

Paris, Restaurants, Travel

Another day in Paris, another line of people down the sidewalk waiting for a restaurant to open its doors.  I honestly hadn’t thought it would happen at this one, a place I’d stumbled upon while charging towards the Gyoza Bar.  I don’t know what makes my restaurant radar sit up and start beeping, but it…

Ooh La La! Frenchie – Bar a Vins

Paris, Restaurants, Travel

Standing in line behind a half dozen other Americans waiting for Frenchie’s Wine Bar to open, I glared across the street at the full-fledged Frenchie Restaurant that I had been trying to make a reservation at for literally, months.  Zut alors!  I thought to myself as I watched the staff efficiently set the tables in…

Foolproof Turkey Gravy by ME!

Chef Sally Jane Elsewhere, Recipe

And now for something completely different!  I’m entering the world of cooking on camera.  Today.com have asked me to do a series of cooking school segments for their website starting with the ingredients you can add to your turkey gravy to make it extra special. After investigating studio kitchens and finding that they cost around…

City Girl Meets Country Boy. They Find Food!

Chef Sally Jane Elsewhere, Recipe, Travel

This city girl put on her Hunter boots and went foraging!  It was pretty swell (especially since I didn’t have to leave London’s city limits) and I worked alongside a fantastic man, Chris Bax who leads foraging groups and cooking courses at Taste the Wild (www.tastethewild.co.uk), not too far from where I cook grouse up…

Sally and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day (except for Albion)

Paris, Restaurants

I started my day at 6 this morning, jumped on the Eurostar to Paris, dropped my bags at my hotel and then ended up in a dark edit room for seven hours with my friend Manu working on the latest National Geographic programme.  I had forgotten some medicine, an adaptor, my pjs, toothpaste, and the…