The Geekologists: ‘Emily in Paris: The Official Cookbook’ & the French Connection Cocktail

The Geekologist: French Connection from the Emily in Paris: The Official Cookbook

The newest episode of The Geekologists is here! And this time, we’re testing out a cocktail recipe from Insight Editions’ Emily in Paris: The Official Cookbook! Join us as we try out the French Connection – spoiler alert, we’re big fans!

But before we get to the latest episode of The Geekologists, let’s talk a little bit about the cookbook we’re pulling the recipe from. If you’re a fan of the hit Netflix series Emily in Paris, you’re going to geek out over exploring the city of lights from the comfort of your own home! So stream the series and dive into the 75 recipes inspired by the show and l’Hexagone itself.

Emily in Paris: The Official Cookbook

With a broad selection of homey French staples, elegant hors d’oeuvres, pastry classics, cocktails, and more, Emily in Paris: The Official Cookbook celebrates classic and contemporary French cuisine. Easy to follow recipes include french onion soup, Gabriel’s omelette, croque monsieur, Pierre’s cracked crème brûlées, ratatouille, the Hemingway daiquiri, and so many more!

Featuring lavish stills from the show, fan-favorite quotes, and a detailed character-driven narrative, fans of the series, Francophiles, and home cooks alike can celebrate the timeless classics of French cuisine at home – which is exactly what we did in the latest episode! Check it out below.

The Geekologists & the French Connection Cocktail

Want to try out the recipe yourself? Here’s a quick cheatsheet of what you need!

French Connection Cocktail Recipe

Add the following ingredients into a shaker:

  • 2 fl oz Lillet
  • 2 fl oz Cognac
  • 2 dashes of orange bitters
  • 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • ½ fl oz Honey Simple Syrup
    • Combine equal parts honey and simple syrup (recommendation 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar (you’ll have leftover syrup)) over medium heat, stirring until the honey dissolves, then let cool. (We highly recommend the cooling part)
  • Add ice and cover the shaker
  • Shake for about 10 seconds
  • Strain into a glass over ice.

For more details on the French Connection and more tasty recipes from the geekout-worthy Emily in Paris: The Official Cookbook, be sure to pick up your own copy! The cookbook was officially released on August 16th, 2022!

Emily in Paris The Official Cookbook

More details on the Emily in Paris: The Official Cookbook

About the Author

Kim Laidlaw is an award-winning cookbook editor, producer, as well as the author of Quick Slow Cooking, Home Baked Comfort, Dessert of the Day, and IACP award-nominated Baby & Toddler on the Go.

About Weldon Owen International
Founded in 1984, Weldon Owen International is a high-quality, nonfiction book publisher specializing in producing innovative, richly illustrated lifestyle books in the categories of food and drink, sports and fitness, popular science, craft and design, and popular culture for the global market.

Weldon Owen International illustrates great ideas and breaks down complex skills. So anyone can learn them, while being entertained and inspired along the way. Weldon Owen is a division of Insight Editions. For more information and inspiration, visit,


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