Le Menu de Catherine


Zero Waste

Sweet Potato and Pineapple Curry

It's currently 30ยฐC in Paris which is 86ยฐF for any American's currently reading, so quite frankly, it's far too warm to be writing about a hot curry I cooked the other night, but I'm doing it for you, out of... Continue Reading →


My Zero Waste advances in 2016: Where do we go from here?

I began taking a greater interest into our household waste when we moved into our apartment in May 2015. I felt like we had a clean slate and it was the perfect time to start taking steps to eliminating our... Continue Reading →

Why meat and fish have faded out of my grocery shop

If you've been reading my blog for some time, you'll know that I love cooking with vegetables. They're endlessly versatile, they bring colour to every dish, they're ridiculously good for you and over time, they've outgrown meat and fish as... Continue Reading →

Onion Soup: A French Classic

When the weather gets colder and the leaves begin to turn, it's time for a bowl of French onion soup and this year, I decided to finally learn how to make it. If you ask anyone here in Paris, they... Continue Reading →

Zero Waste Picnic

Yes, it is November and I'm trying to drag out picnic season for as long as possible. So this weekend, I took the opportunity to take a couple of friends who had come to visit, to the Chรขteau de Versailles... Continue Reading →

Holybelly: The best brunch in town

Brunch is big. Brunch first began in England during the 19th Century, and it has now evolved to become the most important meal of the week to people living in most major cities around the world. Brunch is about going... Continue Reading →

We’re Back!

  Hello everyone! After a year-long hiatus, Le Menu de Catherine is back with a fresh look, more recipes, more travel, more zero waste and more life in the beautiful city of Paris. Deciding to take a break from blogging... Continue Reading →

Home-Made Humous

Humous, hummus, either way the stuff is delicious, and even better when home-made! Humous is one of my favourite things to make because it lasts for a week of lunches, snacks with carrots or celery, it's delicious, it's filling and... Continue Reading →

Le Menu Anglais: Cod and Chrorizo Stew

On Friday, 5th May, I hopped on a plane back to the land of rolling hills and fish and chips for an Easter weekend of hugging my family and friendsโ€™ rainbow-coloured guts out. While that image is fresh in your... Continue Reading →

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