Creating culinary experiences with a touch of French romanticism and refinement

recipes 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, take a virtual lesson in French bread and pastry with one of the many video tutorials available on the site.


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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