Author: Paula Maia

Paris Wine Bars

I spent 4 days in Paris eating, drinking and walking most of the time. No doubt that I live to eat and drink. It’s my job, it’s my passion and when it comes to food and wine it’s hard to beat France. Never mind Paris… My ambitious plan included about 30 wine bars, food markets…
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March 21, 2011 0

Uruguay

Wines of Uruguay turned out to be a very pleasant surprise. In fact,  I don’t remember tasting so many quality wines at once. Visiting 8 wineries, meeting an additional 4 producers and tasting more than 100 wines in 2 days could have been daunting, instead it was pure pleasure. Not only all wineries were extremely…
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March 3, 2011 0

Vancouver

Last 4th of July we had the opportunity to go to Vancouver. At that point I knew very little about the city, except that it was in Canada and that it hosted the Olympic games. I also knew that British Columbia wines can be outstanding and that was my motto. Once there it became instant…
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January 22, 2011 0

ICIF- Graduation

Graduation night.  I made it!    


June 15, 2010 0

ICIF Week IX- Terrine

Terrine of Duck, Beef, Pork, Lard and lots of Wine!


April 28, 2010 0

ICIF Week IX

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April 28, 2010 0

ICIF Week VIII

Eighth Week in Culinary School. My lucky week: Panna Cotta twice!


April 21, 2010 0

ICIF Week VII

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April 15, 2010 0

ICIF Week VI

Sixth Week in Culinary School. The school sits atop of a hill- the highest point of the city below .


March 26, 2010 0