Vignes et Mets, le livre

New book out soon !

Just in time for the Holidays : the « Vignes et Mets Automne » will be published in December . This book is the last in the Vignes et Mets seasonal series, that started with Vignes et Mets and the four seasons, then the Vignes et Mets Hiver, Printemps, Été and now finally the Automne to complete […]


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Hi, I’m Ellen, author of Vignes et Mets, my French culinary journey. For the last three decades, I have become an expert in French cuisine and wine and would like to share my passion for the finest cuisine in the world, from a sustainable and seasonal perspective. So join me on this journey!

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I am so pleased to announce the publication of my first book on French cuisine, my three-decade journey in France, which I start off with a brief overview of the Sustainable and seasonal French cuisine. Eating in season is using products that grow in that season until the next season rolls around, which provides a sustainable pattern of consumption that is low in carbon, thus reducing our impact on our planet.

The book is built on the four seasons : Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall. Each chapter is divided into three parts : Mets, Vins and Fromage. It ends with two of my favorite recipes. Each chapter has a few personal anecdotes and photos. The book ends with Les Indispensables, the little noticed Condiments that we use every day that add flavor and depth to our dishes.

The last page is dedicated to a few of my favorite places, a non-exhaustive list of restaurants and hotels I have visited recently and that I admire, appreciate.

The link to purchase the book will be available here :

Join me on this wonderful journey!