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The Paris Cooking School

Sophie Beaumont

Life rarely serves up the perfect dish, but second chances are always on the menu . . .

There’s nothing quite so beautiful as Paris in the spring; and when you add in the chance to learn the French way of food, in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, who can resist? Not Gabi Picabea or Kate Evans who have come from Australia to Sylvie Morel’s Paris Cooking School.

Both are at a crossroads, and learning to cook the French way in Paris, far away from all their troubles, seems like the perfect escape. 

Still bruised from a shocking betrayal by her ex-husband, Kate is trying to find a new place for herself in life, and emotional peace, while French–Australian artist Gabi is struggling with a crippling creative block.

Meanwhile, Sylvie is facing challenges of her own – a mysterious harassment campaign against the school and a reassessment of her relationship with her commitment-shy lover, Claude. 

For each of the women, that extraordinary April in Paris will bring unexpected twists and transformations that will change the course of their lives.

A delectable novel about love, hope and the consolations of the perfect strawberry tart, The Paris Cooking School is a treat for the soul.

About the Author

Sophie Beaumont is the pen name of Sophie Masson, who was born in Indonesia of French parents and was brought up in France and Australia. A bilingual French and English speaker, she has a master’s degree in French and English literature. Sophie is the prolific and award-winning author of more than fifty novels for children, young adults and adults, many of which have been published internationally. 

Praise for The Paris Cooking School:


‘there is a freshness and vivacity to this cooking school novel that is utterly beguiling.’ – The Australian Women's Weekly




Pub Date
November 2023




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