Our Guide to Cooking Classes In Paris – Part II

Get on the track to master the art of french cooking in cooking classes such as these. As we said, it's not surprising that cooking classes in Paris have become very popular — everyone love to eat the food, so why not learn how to make it at home?.

If you know us — and our love of food — it's also not surprising to hear that we love enrolling in them. There are a broad range of classes available, whether you're a beginning cook or expert. If you haven't already, take a look at the classes we recommend in Part I of our Guide to Cooking Classes in Paris, or check out the classes below. Feel like a Paris Insider for a few hours!

The Art of French Pastry

Art of French Pastry

When we dropped in on this class, a small group was learning how to make the outrageously popular macarons in the well-equipped kitchen.

Did you know Marie Antoinette was mad for them?

Discover the magic that goes into making macarons as well as éclairs, millefeuille and homemade ice cream with exotic ingredients like geranium and lavender.

Small-Group French Cooking Class in Paris

Small-Group French Cooking Class in Paris

With this food activity you can elect to start out with a tour of one of the city's best open air markets. Or, you can start right in the kitchen.

The cooking course is a hands-on experience with only a few other people, so you know you'll get personal attention. You will prepare a complete, 3-course lunch menu — from entrée to dessert.

When the cooing is done, sit down and enjoy your work with your fellow students.

La Cuisine Paris

La Cuisine Paris

In a building right on the Seine, this cooking school offers many options for morning, afternoon and evening classes.

There is also a tour of one of Paris' best outdoor markets, followed by a cooking class.

The owners, American Jane Bertch and her French husband Olivier Pugliesi-Conti, go out of their way to make sure their customers are happy.

Le Cordon Bleu

Le Cordon Bleu

With the renewed popularity of Julia Child, the Cordon Bleu courses for amateurs have exploded. Cordon Bleu offers an array of half-day and full-day classes perfect for those wanting a taste of traditional French cooking and history.

Le Cordon Bleu Website

We spent a full day at Le Cordon Bleu cooking duck magret and other classic French dishes. Read about our experience in our culinary travel memoir, How to Cook Bouillabaisse in 37 Easy Steps, available from us with free shipping. (Also availabe at Amazon.)

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