Eating French chocolate mousse

I am happy your curiosity brought you here! Wait.. Is it your curiosity or your hungry stomach?  So… you are checking the “About” section, you are probably wondering who I am!

Hope you have a few minutes, grab a café and let’s chat…

Where are you from?
I am originally from the sunny South of France, La Provence! However, I live in Toronto, Canada with my wonderful husband, el Cubano and our 2 beautiful kids! 

When did you start cooking and baking?
I started baking really young, I could not even turn the gas stove by myself. I would melt the butter by making a really hot water bath in the sink!

Why did you start Bon Appet’Eat?
I first started blogging in French, on another blog, to share my French recipes. When I became a Mom, I decided to create Bon Appet’Eat to have a place to share simple recipes from scratch and always showing off my French recipes with prides.
I was not consistent for years because I thought of it as a hobby. However, to be totally candid here, yes I would love my blog to be more than a side hustle.

What will you find on Bon Appet’Eat?
Baking and cooking inspiration! Advice and tips that would will find useful. Whether you are a busy family or a single person, I really hope my recipes will get you in the kitchen!

So you are a French Mom…
The most common question I receive is how do you get your kids to eat EVERYTHING? I even did a small interview with my son when he was 4. It is the most adorable thing you’ll see and it was NOT scripted.
I love that I inspire my kids too, they are my little behind the scene assistant during my photoshoot and they also enjoy being hand models once in a while!

  • kid and a mom putting toppings on chocolat dis
  • Kids hands holding an healthier ratatouille turkey burger and biting in it


TV Appearances

W Network – Pressure Cooker – Season 1 Episode 3 – October 2014
Marilyn Denis Show – Fast Food Frenzy

Online media websites

Red Tricycle – Recipes for kids
Mother Nature Network – 7 variations on the classic s’mores
Bri+Co – 25 Delicious One-bowl meals
Bri+Co – 15 classic Cuban dishes
Hello Natural – 101 Healthy Lunch recipes 

Contact me

I would love to hear from you:  Do you have a question?  A compliment?  A critic?  Anything you want to share with me… 
Send me an email ([email protected])

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    Tracey @ Salty Sweet Life
    April 12, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    What a beautiful family and a beautiful blog! I’m so happy to “meet” you!

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      April 13, 2014 at 2:17 am

      Thank you so much Tracey for stopping by!

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    Salty Sweet Life
    June 13, 2014 at 3:20 am

    Hi there Melanie! I have just nominated you for a Liebster Award! Here is a link to my post with all the details! I hope you’ll accept! http://saltysweetlife.com/2014/06/12/my-first-ever-blog-award-the-liebster-award/

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    "Cheffie Cooks"
    September 19, 2014 at 3:23 am

    Greetings Melanie, lovely blog and Family! See you on Tasty Kitchen, too! Cheryl

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      September 19, 2014 at 1:19 pm

      Thank you so much for stopping by Cheryl :)

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    June 3, 2015 at 4:49 am

    Mme you’re so cute!!!!!

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    Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
    March 17, 2016 at 8:05 am

    Bon Jour Melanie-I would love to extend an invitation for you to check out a fairly new Website for Food Bloggers-an easy concept directly linking to your Blog (Free) go to https://wegrazetogether.wordpress.com to view-you may see some Bloggers listed you already know! We would love to have you join us. Nice to see you back! Cheryl

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