January 7

Try The World: A Taste Of Paris

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“In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.” Julia Child

Try The World: A Taste Of Paris - This month's delectable selections
Try The World: A Taste Of Paris – This month’s delectable selections
Try The World: A Taste Of Paris - Let the cafe come to your home
Try The World: A Taste Of Paris – Let the cafe come to your home
Try The World: A Taste Of Paris - from fine teas to salted caramels
Try The World: A Taste Of Paris – from fine teas to salted caramel

“Paris is the only city where you can step out of a railway station —and see, the Seine with its bridges and bookstalls, the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Tuileries Gardens, the Place de la Concorde, the beginning of the Champs Elysees—what other city offers as much as you leave a train? “Margaret Anderson

Last October, I had the pleasure of sharing Try The World’s Holiday Box; it was a gastronomic adventure around the world. Today, I bring you the Paris Box filled with a delectable selection of sweet and savory treats. If you’ve been to Paris, you know that enjoying a meal or simply tea and desserts at a cafe is a popular pastime. The food in this month’s box will sweep you off your feet, and place you squarely in your favorite cafe. Open Try The World’s Paris box and escape to Café des 2 Moulins, Le Petit Château d’Eauin or any of the many hidden little places in this romantic city with a well-known cafe culture. So as the Parisian would say, Bon appétit. Mangez bien, riez souvent, aimez beaucoup. It means: “Eat well, laugh often, love abundantly.”

“Everything ends this way in France – everything. Weddings, christenings, duels, burials, swindlings, diplomatic affairs – everything is a pretext for a good dinner.” Jean Anouilh

Try The World: A Taste Of Paris - from organic jams to Dijon mustard
Try The World: A Taste Of Paris – from organic jams to Dijon mustard
Try The World: A Taste Of Paris - Let the cafe come to your home
Try The World: A Taste Of Paris – Let the cafe come to your home

“The last time I saw Paris, her heart was warm and gay,
I heard the laughter of her heart in every street café
The last time I saw Paris, her trees were dressed for spring,
And lovers walked beneath those trees and birds found songs to sing.” Oscar Hammerstein II, 1940

This month’s selection reminded me of a divine gourmet breakfast or brunch, for some, at a local cafe. My box had fine teas from Le Palais Des Thes,  a small jar of exquisite Minna organic jam made with clementines from Charles Antona, a generous size of delicious Domaine Des Vignes Dijon Mustard, scrumptious La Mere Poulard sables/butter cookies, heavenly Clement Faugier Chestnut spread,  the exclusive Le Saunier De Camargue fleur de sel (artisanal salt), and mouth-watering Salted Butter Caramels from Brittany.  As can be expected, I tried the sables and a salted caramel and I can assure you that they were first-rate.

The delightful treats in the Paris box are not to be missed. What I love about Try The World (TTW), aside from the gourmet foods, is that they include a Culture Guide and postcard, in every box, explaining the origin and effort put into making each item. Did you know that Le Saunier De Camargue fleur de sel is a pink salt flat located in Camargue (French Mediterranean), and that the salty water is raked every single day of the year? Once crystallization is complete, harvesters (sauniers) collect the salt by hand. Every item in the box is carefully selected from some of the best food sources to be found in the region.

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” Virginia Woolf

Try The World: A Taste Of Paris - Let the cafe come to your home
Try The World: A Taste Of Paris – Let the cafe come to your home
Try The World: A Taste Of Paris - Try the fleur de sel in a soup dish and for dessert eat the sables
Try The World: A Taste Of Paris – Try the fleur de sel in a soup dish and for dessert eat the sables

 “A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of life.”Thomas Jefferson
“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.”Ernest Hemingway

Sign up today and, for this week only, you’d receive some free gourmet items to enjoy. As an Ambassador for this extraordinary brand, I’d like to remind everyone about our special deep discount. SPECIAL OFFER: Try The World has made a special offer of 30% discount off the first subscription box to all my readers. As a reader of this blog, you can use the 30% discount code on purchasing your first $39/box subscription option. Use the coupon code MIRTHANDMOTIVATIONTRAVELS  during your checkout to get your awesome discount.

Additionally, the good folks at Try The World have adjusted their price points to make it available to a wider audience of foodies.

Subscriptions now start at $33/Box.
A bi-monthly subscription is $39/box charged every two months
A 6 months tour subscription is $35/box charged every six months
A year tour subscription is $33/box charged every year
People have the option to order a gift single box and/or gift tours.

If this box is something you’d like to try, do so quickly so you can get some free treats too.

More Below!

“Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.” M. F. K. Fisher

Try The World: A Taste Of Paris - Let the cafe come to your home
Try The World: A Taste Of Paris – Let the cafe come to your home
Try The World: A Taste Of Paris - Let the cafe come to your home
Try The World: A Taste Of Paris – Let the cafe come to your home

 

Hors d’oeuvres have always held a pathetic interest for me; they remind me of one’s childhood that one goes through wondering what the next course is going to be like — and during the rest of the menu one wishes one had eaten more of the hors d’oeuvres. Hector Hugh Munro

Another great way that Try The World encourages people to get curious about cuisine from other parts of the world is by offering wonderful opportunities to win free boxes of food. So why not get your first box at 30% off and enter to win this next great offer. A SPECIAL Offer: Take a picture of yourself with your Paris Box for a chance to win your next box for free. To submit your photo, follow @TryTheWorld on Instagram and tag your photos with #TryTheWorld. You can visit their Website for more information and also connect with them on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr and LinkedIn. Thank you for giving this a try, and let me know how much you enjoyed your first box! Happy New Year!

Positive Motivation Tip:  Food brings people of disparate backgrounds together. It is the universal language of the soul and we all need it. Enjoy!

Disclosure of Material Connection: I have received product for review, but all opinions are mine. I have not received any other compensation for writing this post.  I have no material connection to the brands, products, or services mentioned. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

If you have any questions, please leave me a comment. I would love to hear from you. Thank You!

PHOTO CREDITS/ATTRIBUTIONS: All Photos: Are from my Personal Collection

Until Next Time…
Ask. Believe. Receive. ©
Elizabeth Obih-Frank
Mirth and Motivation
Positive Kismet


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  • I love services like this. It’s so much fun to try new tastes and textures from around the world.

  • I doubt I’ll ever get to go to Paris, so I should at least try a taste of Paris instead. Thanks so much for sharing. What a great discount from Try The World.

  • I suppose if I can’t actually go to Paris, eating some Parisian food is the next best thing, right? One can pretend….

  • So many French goodies! It’s like you’re traveling the world without actually going and the thing is, the world goes through your doorstep!

  • I did not know this existed. We try to sample foods from a variety of countries. Unfortunately, we are limited in some areas. This would be an excellent way to sample new, fun foods. I am thinking it may be something I can do when I can put a bit extra aside each month.

  • What I don’t know about french cooking and french food would fill three books. But I’ve been trying out ethic foods around the house lately. I’ve done Mexican, Italian and German foods. I think it’s time to try some French 🙂

  • Wow! That box had a lot of stuff in it! Very cool, especially if your like me and don’t travel!

  • It has always been a dream of mine to visit France and eat all the delicious foods. It is a part of my heritage!

  • Wow… so lucky of you get to enjoy France at the comfort of your home. I think my country is picking up the trend on spending time at the cafe for a cuppa coffee/tea and cakes.

  • I love the quotes about Paris that you have included. Thanks for that. Your post makes me want to go back to Paris one more time. The air in Paris seems to be very special. Eating well, laughing, loving – what could be better? 🙂

  • I don’t really subscribe to subscription boxes anymore, but this one looks really cool. I will have to try it at least once!

  • I love the concept of this box, so cool to try different foods from around the world. Thanks for sharing the code to try it.

  • I’ve been to Paris and that place was just scenic and beautiful The Paris box would definitely remind me of their cuisine and the various attractions I saw while I was there.

  • What an amazing box filled with glorious food! I am lucky that my parents live out in France, some of the food is amazing but I do still miss my English comfort food when I go out there! Fab post! Sim x

  • Looks like a very interesting box to try especially for food bloggers! Never seen or heard of the products so this is indeed a great chance to try and know more about the products from other countries. 🙂

  • omg, i’m a huge fan of salted caramel. like, anything salted caramel. lucky you, got to try such yummy treats! and have you tried the tea yet? i’m curious to know if they’re really good, too.

  • I bet that Dijon mustard really tastes good. I love putting that on a hot dog, sausage, or kielbasa. I love subscription boxes, especially the ones that have sweet things in it, like the caramels shown here.

  • That would be truly interesting to try those goodies from Paris. We are adventurous when it comes to food. I’ll bet they’re all good.

  • That’s alot of food in that box, wow! All of the items look yummy, but especially the salted caramels — I looove caramels! What a nice treat to receive in the mail 🙂

  • Try The World Box is awesome and the price is reasonable too for the quality products that they give. I wish to try the Brittany Salted Butter Caramels.

  • I think I’d really love this type of subscription box! And, 30% off your first box is a great discount!

  • What an amazing subscription box! I’d love to taste a different part of the ‘world’ every month. It’s a wonderful idea!

  • I love that poem about Paris. I’d love to go there one day. I can’t say I’ve had much French food at all living in Flagstaff AZ, but from what I’ve seen and know, it seems like something I would enjoy very much.

  • Never heard any box like this which contains food items. Its unique. Food items are lookig great. Hope these taste well

  • Looks like a delicious box of sweet and savory treats. My husband would love this.

  • I would feel myself right at home in Paris 🙂 Parisians know how to live and love and eat. In Paris you can enjoy everything.

  • My wife and I spent our honeymoon in Paris so this post about French snacks made me feel nostalgic. The French have a fascinating cuisine!

  • That’s interesting. I’ve seen many beauty boxes and some food snacks boxes but a themed country box is something new and unique. Fans of that city will definitely go for it!

  • How fun is this?!?! What a great way to try out different foods that you would not normally eat without traveling all the way to France! Thanks for sharing!

  • These packages have become tough for me because I am vegan and don’t consume animal products. Looks like there are some yummy things in there that I could eat.

  • These packages have become tough for me because I am vegan and don’t consume animal products. Looks like there are some yummy things here I could eat though.

  • These packages have become tough for me because I’m vegan so I don’t consume animal products. It looks like there are some yummy things in there that I could eat.

  • I love trying different foods so I would love to receive something like this. This would make for a great gift idea too.

  • Such a great idea for business! I’d love to get the foot ..and be able to taste what people are eating in a different countries! Simply the best…

  • Any certified foodie would not say no to this! May I ask if they ship to Manila, Philippines or a subscription is open to us? Thanks, would love to sign up and taste the world too, in a box that is!

  • I just love subscription boxes. I never tried food subscription boxes before though. Everything looks delicious!

  • First, that is an awesome business model. 2nd, wow! what a quirky and delicious package. The Dijun Mustard got my attention instantly. I wish I can subscribe but I think my location is not part of the coverage of their services.

  • This looks amazing, what a great way to bring the world into your home. Thanks for sharing!

  • This is very interesting! I agree that food is an universal language and I’m always willing to try different ethnic foods and usually enjoy it very much.

  • What a fun box of goodies to receive my daughter would love it. It looks like a wonderful gift to give so they could get one every few months and the products look wonderful.

  • This box would definitely make me feel like I was in a favorite Parisian cafe. What a fun idea!

  • I was just checking out the Spain package, and wanted to see what else was available. I’d love to get this one. I’ve never been to France and this would be such a treat!

  • “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” << I totally agree with Virginia Woolf on this! Looks like this box would allow me to dine well.

  • I’m so in love with this! I love trying foods from around the world so I’ve totally got to check this out! Try The World’s Holiday Box sounds like a dream! I’ve be all over that Paris edition!!

  • I would love to try more cuisine from around the world. This subscription box sounds really great for foodies!

  • I’m so glad you posted this! I wanted to check it out but was afraid of what I might receive.

    This is an amazing service!

  • I was afraid to try this in case I didn’t like what was in the box. Thanks for posting this!

  • I absolutely adore Paris and would love to try this box out when I can! After all, no one knows how to eat better than the French! The salted caramels and the chestnut spread sound especially tasty. Gotta love that quote about all events just being a pretext for dinner!

  • Yum! This came with so many tasty options! We brought so much food home from Paris on our last trip!

  • I have never to Paris, yet. So meanwhile I guess Ill just contend first with the food that comes from the place.

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