Welcome to Sophie’s Cat, the sophisticated podcast for Paris lovers! Inspired by her blog, each month, Sophie the Parisian shares with listeners amazing conversations with famous chefs, designers, stylists, nutritionists, plastic surgeons, perfumers or Parisian’s celebs. Sophie the Parisian is plugged in to Parisian latest news, addresses and events. So tune in to discover the best of Paris. The podcast is dedicated to all women who recognize Paris as a center of beauty and Parisian woman as role models for superb style. Sophie the Parisian turns up the volume and bring you the amazing Lifestyle of Paris on her monthly podcast. But who is Sophie the Parisian? A Parisian woman from head to toe that knows Paris and its art de vivre like the back of her hand. With her blog, books and podcasts she offers us a 360-degree view of Parisian culture: the elegance, gastronomy, fashion, education, seduction, and personality of the so-called perfect Parisian woman. Sophie reveals the little quirks and secrets of Parisian women. Want more Sophie the Parisian? Book: Sophie the Parisian “Style Tips From a True Parisian Woman” (Rizzoli) Website: sophietheparisian.com Instagram: @sophietheparisian.
Ep 1: Conversation with Alain Passard, Chef ***
In this special episode, Chef Alain Passard (***) is sharing with us main topics about French gastronomy and the eating style of Parisian women. Passard became famous thanks to the extraordinarily artistic way he works with raw ingredients, which has led him to create his menus according to the seasons and his "gardens" located in three different climatic regions of France. One of his greatest accomplishments of Alain Passard was the creation restaurant, Arpege, in Paris in 1986. This, established him as a modern chef that earned one star in the Michelin Guide in its first year, and two stars soon thereafter. He earned his Actual three Michelin stars in 1996. Alain Passard greatest breakthrough was when he invented vegetables as the centrepiece of the menu and no longer as an accompaniment to fish or meat. Like in fashion the vegetables as an accessory became, in fact the signature garment. I think you should now hear what Alain Passard has to say about the French gastronomy and the modern cooking art.
Ep 11: Conversation with Dr Arnaud Cocaul about balanced diets and food pollution
In today’s episode, Doctor Cocaul, famous Parisian medical nutritionist specializing in eating disorders in general, invites us to relax on the issue of diet in general and our weight in particular. Between the abundance of trendy diets, the controversial organic food and the war against industrial dishes he will explain to us how to develop good eating habits and make them coincide with our daily life whose constraints are not limited to managing the contents of our plate! So today on the jazzy music by Dazie Mae, we'll have a really interesting discussion with Dr. Cocaul about balanced diets and food pollution.
Ep 10: Conversation with Doctor de Jaeger about aging
In today’s episode, Doctor de Jaeger shall explain the method he developed, combining diagnosis and action, in order to preserve one’s health capital age well, and stay in good health as long as possible… He will share with us his “how to do” with a very interesting approach. Christophe de Jaeger is a French geriatrician Doctor and researcher specialized in the aging of the human body. He is President of the French Society of Medicine and physiology of longevity.
Ep 9: Conversation with Thierry Hergueta about Mindfull eating
In this October episode, Thierry Hergueta is sharing with us some really interesting information about eating in full consciousness… “pleine conscience” said French’s. For those who do not yet know him, Thierry Hergueta is sociologist and one of the great French specialists in mindfulness. During the conversation he will explain how to "eat in full consciousness to enjoy more. “Conscious eating can make us aware of our own actions, thoughts, feelings and motivations”, he said. Thierry Hergueta explains today the method to eat in full consciousness and how to take the time to observe and enjoy the meal, while slowing down the pace. Mindfulness is really interesting for pleasure as well as for health. So, Parisian!
Ep 8: Conversation with Chef Yves Cambdeborde, leader of the French Bistronomie
In today’s episode, Chef Yves Camdeborde is sharing with us some really interesting information about French gastronomy and the eating style of Parisian women. Specialized in the bistrot cuisine, the journalists named Yves Camdeborde the chef of the "bistronomy (for bistro and gastronomy) a version halfway between simple, traditional bistro cuisine and the sophisticated but often expensive gastronomy of chefs. According to him, eating well is above all about being happy at the table! But it is also a balance between taste, quality and health. He will tell us full of chef's secrets and delicacies and will give us his explanation on the fact that the Parisian love to eat but stay thin.
Ep 7: Conversation with Cécilia Hermabessière owner of Les Bonbons, the trendiest candy shop in Paris
In today’s episode, Cécilia Hermabessière, owner of one of the trendiest and vintage candy shop of Paris is sharing with us interesting topics about vintage candies ! She tells us how at one time when eating sugar is not very fashionable… her small boutique « Les Bonbons » of the 6th arrondissement of Paris is always full of nostalgic and passionate people looking for the candy of their childhood. Have sweets become a way to face crises with more serenity or simply a kind of "Madeleine de Proust" that brings us back to our childhood with licorice, marshmallow, chocolate teddy bears and Vichy pastille! An original Podcast not to be missed for gourmets and nostalgic people!