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French Fridays: Market Day in Vic-Fezensac

Last summer I had the pleasure of visiting the lovely town of Vic-Fezensac in the neighbouring (to the Lot-et-Garonne where Nérac is located) Gers department on market day. Eleanor, my good friend from VivreinFrance who runs market cooking classes (a visit to the market and a cooking class, all en français) invited me to tag […]

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French Fridays: Délicieux – The Recipes of France by Gabriel Gaté

Love classic French recipes? Love gorgeous photos of France? Délicieux : The Recipes of France is for you! Written by Gabriel Gaté, this is a collection of recipes based on his “experiences as a chef, cookery teacher and lover of French food and travel” Gabriel Gâté was born in the Loire Valley in France but […]

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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: 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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French Fridays: A Paris Year

Ah… Paris. Sadly I haven’t managed a trip there in over a year but I’m doing my best to live vicariously though alternative guide books. “Alternative” guide books? Yep. As someone who knows the city very well, it’s rare that I’ll prepare for a visit by reading a traditional guide book but I am always […]

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Summer Reads: But you are in France, Madame

Welcome to Summer Reads 2017 where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. Catherine Berry and I have a lot in common. We’re both from Adelaide and both have an unwavering love of France, despite how maddeningly frustrating life there can sometimes be. I happened across Catherine over on Instagram at the beginning […]

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