Jill Colonna holding macarons


Meet Jill

Jill Colonna’s Paris based food blog inspires a healthy French lifestyle via do-able recipes and local guides. Cooking in Paris since 1992, she shares 30 years of making everyday food for her French family – starting with fresh produce at the market.

Initially created in 2010 on the release of her first book, Mad About Macarons, this blog instead centres on easy French recipes and French food guides.

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Food Guides

Here you’ll find Jill’s local guides to Paris’s best tea rooms (by arrondissement) near your favourite museums or landmarks.
Also discover many popular Parisian pâtisseries and chocolate shops and what makes them so famous. Central to French culture, is the market, so choose your fruit and vegetables and let’s get cooking!

French Food Guides

Watch the recipes

Some of your most popular recipes are now on video! From monkfish stew, chocolate mousse, tuiles and Palets Bretons to her husband’s Corsican mint omelette, make easy dishes with Jill from her kitchen near Paris. It’s also where she plays flute.
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