Romantic, Delicious Gourmet Picnics & Creative Portrait Photography in Beautiful Paris.
Paris picnic adventure
PARIS PICNIC SUMMER NEWS
This summer you will cuddle away enjoying a real delightful Parisian moment with your other half in the city of light. You may be visiting Paris with your love ones for a few days. You are looking for a unique and fabulous experience. Why not surprise your partner to a romantic Parisian adventure. Reach out to Love Picnic Paris. We can assist you with the planning of a beautiful afternoon with our gourmet picnic at the Eiffel tower, the Louvre gardens, the Luxembourg as well as the gardens of Versailles. There are a lot of information you can easily access on the blog with some great visuals from our photographer. Do not hesitate to reach out to us via our contact page for a special request.
PROCESSING YOUR ORDER
Rush to our gourmet picnic service page, there you can choose and order your preferred picnic. “Love Picnic Paris” caters for one picnic at a time. We are unfortunately having to turn down customers whose date is already taken by another client. For the French picnic lovers at heart, please order quickly and reserve your date in advance. Bookings have to be placed a minimum of 24 hours ahead of your picnic date. Once we receive your order, we will get back to you promptly to fine tune all the details via email. All events can be paid in full once all of the planning have been taken care of. Remember, any of our picnics can be coupled with creative photography in Paris. If you are planning to propose under the Eiffel tower, you are at the right place.
*New ventures with Love Picnic Paris heading to Versailles and Normandy.*
Note that we are setting up picnics at the gardens of Versailles this year if it is coupled with photography. You would have to add € 100 to your order for the transportation and the park entrance. The gardens of Versailles is the perfect surrounding for a romantic proposal. We will travel to the Normandy region of France as well creating unique picnic experience for larger groups. Some of our preferred locations will include Giverny, Etretat, the D-Day beaches ( Arromanches and Colleville sur Mer ) as well as the mont saint Michel area. If you are a tour operator interested in setting up one of our gourmet picnic for your clients, it is best to reach out by email so that we can discuss your ideas.
Lovers in Venice.
We have just returned from a four days trip to Venice! Full of new ideas in our travel kit, we enjoyed the city paste & quietness of the streets, kindness of its inhabitants, the food of course and the simple beauty of this romantic city. We have tried a few wonderful restaurants, enjoyed the long walks along its little streets. I loved the vaporetto rides & the crisp light reflecting in the water.
Now back to Paris with some new ideas for our forthcoming picnics in the city. We have just had a little walk on the “Champs de Mars” this afternoor where people were gathered on the grass sipping wine and enjoying each other company. It is nice to be back in Paris!
Sweet Potatoe Quiche + Spinach and mushrooms.
We are trying new recipes for our picnics in Paris. Today a gluten free sweet potatoe quiche. Spring is on its way so we went to do our shopping at the “marché d’Aligre”, one of our favorite market place in central Paris. We had some wine and oysters at the café “Le Tambour” discussing food and local product with friends before we rushed back home to try this new recipe!
I can tell you it is YUMMY!
Grease a large flan dish, approximately 25-27cm in diamater.
Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan, add onion and garlic and cook 1 minute.
Add sweet potato and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally until golden brown, this should take about 10 minutes.
Add spinach and cook, stirring 1 minute until spinach is wilted. Cool.
Add feta cheese, stir to combine and place into prepared flan dish.
Beat the 6 eggs in a large jug with milk, nutmeg and pepper and pour over vegetables in flan dish.
Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and pinenuts and bake in a moderate oven 180°C 35-40 minutes until puffed and golden.
Allow to stand for 5-10 minutes before slicing.
Serve cut into wedges with a salad on the side, veges, chips or crusty bread rolls.
A romantic picnic in Paris + a photo session.
A romantic picnic with Anna and Igor in Paris. Anna came to Paris for a modeling job with her partner Igor who tagged along and met her for a few days. They had the beautiful idea of a romantic picnic in the city and a couple photo session with Olivier. The “Ile Saint-Louis” was the perfect setting for our lovers picnic. They had a wonderful time walking around the neighbourhood snapping a few fun, lovers photographs with beautiful Paris in the backdrop.
We prepared our “Amelie Poulain” picnic for them with some cold meat, a classic traditionnal home made French quiche with leaks from the market, cheese, string beans & avocado salad and fresh strawberries for desert. Igor offered to his beautiful girlfriend a little market bouquet of freesia.
Picnic & love and some photos to celebrate the occasion and bring back home some souvenirs to share with friends and family. Perfect afternoon & they were so loving and and a perfect match, full of life and happiness.
Love Picnic Paris: Risotto with broad beans and Peas & Endive salad with greek feta & cucumber.
- Bring chicken stock to boil in a saucepan, keep on a low heat while you are making the risotto.
- In saute pan, melt butter and add garlic and onions, allow to cook for 5 minutes.
- Add rice and stir continuously over a low heat until the grains start to soften.
- Over a medium heat begin to add the hot stock a cup at a time, allow rice to absorb all stock before adding next cup of liquid.
- Continue to add the stock gradually , stirring all the time for about 15-20 minutes (I prefers to cook her risotto for 40 minutes, but up to you).
- Rice is ready when is soft, but still has chalky “bite” to it in the middle.
- Tip peas & broad beans in and stir in and heat through, about 3 minutes. by this time the peas & broad beans should be ready and the risotto bubbling again.
- Finally stir in parmesan and serve immediately with thinly sliced parmesan on top.
- For vegetarian do not use the chicken stock.
Simple endives & cucumber salad to accommodate our risotto with a french vinaigrette & red orange juice.
Love picnic Paris: “Leon”
market-bought products such as cured meats and artisanal
cheese, Léon has all the essential items needed for an
uncomplicated Parisian Picnic of superior quality, delivered in a traditional wicker basket.
Cured meats: cured ham,
Fresh green salad
Home made desert
(chocolate cake, tarte tatin…)
A bottle of wine:
French red, rosé, white wine
Price: € 210,00 ( One basket for 2 )
Flowers of the market: € 70,00
You can choose from a bottle of red, white or rose to enjoy your picnic with.
Champagne add € 50,00