Marché d’Aligre

It has been a long time since I last went to a proper market and the Marché d’Aligre is one of Paris’ best; located just behind Bastille. It holds both an outdoor and indoor section. This market stands out compared to other of Paris’ outdoor markets because it appears to be living in its own little … Continue reading

A Visit to Rungis

On a cold winter morning, the Anglophone program (both Cuisine and Pastry) headed to Rungis market at 4am because this is when the trading/buying/selling period begins for most produce, apart from fish and seafood which ends around this time (and started at 10pm the previous night). Rungis market is the largest wholesale food market in the … Continue reading

Le Comptoir and more…

This weekend was filled with tasting and trying new ingredients and dishes. First off, on saturday late morning, I paid a visit to the market in Alma-Marceau. The market is covered with store tents and is about 500 m long, up Avenue du President Wilson. There you can find every sort of produce: fruits and … Continue reading