***note*** This post does seem quite frivolous in light of the events in Nice last night, however, I wrote and scheduled this earlier in the week. This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from My Paris Kitchen is a classic you’ll find all over Brittany – buckwheat galettes (crêpes made with buckwheat flour). These are […]
About Mardi Michels
It’s July 14th. Bastille Day as it’s known outside France. And I’m sure there will be parties and fireworks and good food and wine. It’s the French way – always but especially in the summer. One of the things I love the most about France is the festive nature of the summer – from the […]
The focus for this year’s Food Revolution Day was about sharing the power of cooking, the benefits of cooking from scratch and, ultimately showing people that changing our food choices can make us both healthier and happier. Instead of one official recipe as there has been in years past, this year, we have a set of […]
This week’s recipe for Tuesdays with Dorie was perfect for me. A galette is something I always love to make (just last week I wrote about mini blueberry galettes!) but when I am in France, getting carried away with all the lovely market produce it’s even more enjoyable. Note that I would be doing the […]
Most of you know I’m in France for a large part of the summer (follow me on Instagram for pictures from Southwest France and 10 days of the Camino in late July!) I’m staying in our vacation rental property in the lovely town of Nérac – the town I fell in love with when I […]
This post is sponsored by the British Columbia Blueberry Council. Who doesn’t love blueberries? For me, the sight of fresh berries in the markets really heralds the start of summer – nothing better than fresh berries and cream or ice cream for an easy summer dessert, right? Over the winter, we are lucky in Canada […]
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- French Fridays: One day in Toulouse in August – ideas for food enthusiasts!
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- French Fridays: Cherry tomato crostini with homemade herbed goat cheese from My Paris Kitchen