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“An unforgettable day in Paris!”
Review of A World in A Pan

A World in A Pan
Ranked #7 of 181 Classes & Workshops in Paris
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Get off the beaten track to enjoy Paris and its cuisine differently ! Let us lead you on a creative & cultural journey where scents, tastes & displays come together to generate long lasting memories replicable in the comfort of your own home. Many ateliers to choose from: Market Discovery & French Cooking, Macaroon Atelier, Fashion choux Atelier, Pastry Atelier and more... For more details don't hesitate to contact us Deliciously yours !
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Spending a day with Perrine was the best decision my husband and I made when planning a quick three days in Paris. From our first email exchange, it was clear that Perrine would provide a wonderful professional experience that would be wrapped in the warmth of her personal charm and enthusiasm. I'm a very competent cook but I still learned much during our time together - about cooking and about the culture and everyday life of a Parisienne. My husband and I visit markets wherever we travel but doing it with Perrine provided a local perspective that we wouldn't have by ourselves. Thank you Perrine!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank commsgirl
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

We too had a wonderful time with Perrine. She helped us pick a menu we would enjoy. We shopped at great places for the ingredients. Perrine taught us the techniques necessary to cook the dishes. We then ate together and enjoyed the meal. Perrine was very nice, friendly and knowledgeable. We had a great time and would highly recommend A World In A Pan.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank kathydIllinois
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

What a treat! So glad we signed up for this class with Perrine from A World in a Pan!
My husband and I were celebrating our wedding anniversary and knew we wanted to take a cooking class during our visit to Paris. We feel the best way to get to know a culture is through its food and the locals who take pride in preparing them and always try to incorporate a cooking class when we travel. I researched many on Trip Advisor, but kept coming back to A World in a Pan.

We were so glad to be able to take class with Perrine! Communication with her from scheduling the class while we were still in the States was quick and easy. We met her on our assigned date, went for a market tour and learned some history about the farmer's markets in the area, visited a quaint fromage shop and a pastry/bread shop. Then we headed to her lovely apartment with a beautiful view to cook! She taught us very approachable dishes that were delicious and impressive and easily replicable back home! We made Cod with a yummy sauce, pan fried fresh tomatoes (tasted like candy!), cauliflower gratin, scrumptious (almost flourless) chocolate cake paired with a strawberry soup (drink) that was just divine; all with a French flare, of course! I have since made the chocolate cake at home for an Easter get together last week and it was received with such high praises -- everyone wanted the recipe -- it was THAT good! She gave us several different menu options to choose from, so dishes can be customizable to your liking or dietary needs. All recipes included!

Aside from the food, Perrine is such a delight! We really enjoyed her company and approach to cooking. It's a no fuss, no worry approach and we really like that. Cooking should be fun and creative and Perrine definitely makes it that way! We felt like we were just hanging out with a friend in the kitchen making good food, tasting delicious cheeses and having insightful conversation over a glass of wine.

We did sort of lost track of time, so our class went longer than scheduled. We didn't have anything planned until the evening, so we just took our time and enjoyed how the day progressed living in the moment (the best way to be on vacation, in my opinion). However, if you do have a packed schedule for the day, I would let Perrine know ahead of time so you can get the most out of your class within the time allotted.

Next time we are in Paris, I would love to hang with Perrine again and learn more recipes and techniques!

Thank you Perrine for such a memorable day! It's nice that I am able to revisit our Paris trip when I recreate the recipes at home in the sates. What a great feeling! This has definitely been one of our most memorable experiences during this visit to Europe! We can't wait to come back to this magical city!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank pooh_sahn
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

My two daughters - who are 25 and 30 -and I really enjoyed our market/cooking class with Perrine yesterday!

Right from meeting Perrine, you are very comfortable with her. She is as pretty and warm as can be- with very good english skills.

We enjoyed shopping while learning some great selection tips within her neighborhood boulangerie, cheese shop and outdoor market where we selected vegetables and fish. ( Perrine was adaptable to our style- not eating meat)

We probably chatted too long, as we asked her lots of only somewhat related questions about the food chain in France etc, etc etc.

We then cooked together in her lovely apartment and enjoyed a great lunch. We learned techniques in a happy, easy going and nice environment.

Everyone's reviews are spot on. This adds a delightful dimension to a trip to Paris. Perrin is genuine, knowledgeable. You get the feeling that she is enjoying you and what she does. For sure do this. You will be very glad you did!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank rb818
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

It was such a delight being able to spend the morning and early afternoon with Perrine as we embarked on a market tour and cooking class. During the market tour, Perrine brought us to her local cheese store, bakery, and outdoor produce market to pick up groceries for our cooking class. She shared lots of details with us during this time about our ingredients, history of markets in Paris, and answered all our questions. We were able to pick what dishes we wanted to cook (with great suggestions from Perrine). Back at her apartment (which has such a great view!), she walked us through each step of the recipes, sharing tips and tricks for how we can recreate these dishes at home. We loved how hands on the cooking class was and how delicious the food turned out afterwards! We made 4 dishes and also were able to sample lots of different types of cheeses. Sitting down with Perinne to taste our dishes felt like hanging out with an old friend, and we didn't want to say goodbye when it was time to leave. We highly recommend this activity if you ever go to Paris!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Carrie L
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