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French Fridays: Two books for Francophiles

Love France? Have some Francophiles on your holiday list? Here are a couple of books you might be interested in. A Taste of Paris: A history of the Parisian love affair with food by David Downie Curious about the “Parisian love affair with food and wine“? Downie’s A Taste of Paris (one of the tastiest […]

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French Fridays: L’Appart by David Lebovitz

I found myself nodding in recognition as I read David Lebovitz’s latest book, L’appart: The delights and disasters of making my Paris home. I may not have bought an apartment in Paris and renovated it, but lived in Paris in tiny garret apartments for nearly five years, much like David’s first home AND I’ve bought […]

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Giveaway: Win a copy of L’appart by David Lebovitz (Canada) (CLOSED)

Win a copy of David Lebovitz’s L’appart! Thanks to the kind folks at Penguin Random House Canada, I have one copy of David Lebovitz’s L’appart (I reviewed it here) to give away to one lucky Canadian reader! How to enter: There are 2 ways to enter (maximum of two entries per person for the duration […]

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French Fridays: Paris Express by Laura Calder

(this article originally appeared on Recipe Geek) Paris. Express. Even Laura Calder admits that the title contains a bit of an oxymoron. Many people consider French food as something best saved for a “special” occasion – they feel it’s time-consuming, so it’s not cuisine for everyday. Laura Calder, with this book, is out to prove […]

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French Fridays: The Madeleine Project

This is a challenging review to write without giving away too much of the story, but I guess I can’t just say “This is an amazing, surprising and thoroughly addictive read – go buy it now”, can I? 😉 From the publisher: A young woman moves into a Paris apartment and discovers a storage room […]

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French Fridays: Faking and Making it in France

For today’s French Fridays post, a book about expat life in France with a difference.  Making it in France is the sequel to Karen Bates’ first book Faking it in France. Karen and her husband Terry (who hail from the UK) lived in Normandy for over a decade and these two books tell their tale. […]

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