Creating culinary experiences with a touch of French romanticism and refinement

pastry classes and mémoires from the kitchen



A place to learn, grow, and share, the journal is an extension of mon petit four. From elegant tarts to Provençal roast chicken, follow my personal anecdotes and mémoires as I cook and bake up a French feast in my kitchen.


Whether you're craving flaky, buttery croissants or you simply want to make your own freshly baked baguette, sign up for one of our French bread and pastry classes and be prepared to be whisked off to Paris for a couple of hours.


Beeta Hashempour is a Francophile who spends her time in Southern California and France. She loves sharing her passion for the French culinary arts, hoping to inspire a similar love for French food and living within others. Learn more here

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