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Jan Wong Apron Strings on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Apron Strings

This is part of my Summer Reads 2018 series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. Not able to take a trip this summer? I’ve got just the book for you! Jan Wong’s Apron Strings: Navigating Food and Family in France, Italy, and China is a perfect book for armchair travellers who […]

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The Lost Vintage by Ann Mah

This is part of my Summer Reads 2018 series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. Today I’m very excited to share Ann Mah‘s latest novel – The Lost Vintage (releases tomorrow, June 19th 2018), a novel that will appeal to Francophiles, wine buffs and lovers of historical fiction alike. Ann is […]

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Paris Ever After

You might remember earlier this year, I read Karen Burns‘ The Paris Effect (read my review here) in one sitting – it’s one of those “I’ll just read one more chapter” books that you suddenly discover you’ve finished before you know it. It’s also one of those books you find yourself wondering “But what happens next?” […]

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French Fridays: Paris Picnic Club

You might know that I lived in Paris in my late 20s. Bought a one-way ticket, ostensibly so I could finish my PhD in French literature. I think if I look back and I’m honest, I probably knew that degree would never be completed – I wasn’t really sure why I was doing it (other […]

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French Fridays: Paris-Paris from my Paris Kitchen

It’s an auspicious occasion today – this is my 2000th (!!!!) post on this blog since May 2009! The recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen this week is a variation on a classic – Paris-Brest. That classic dessert is a large ring of choux-pastry, filled with crème pâtissière, created […]

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French Fridays: Tasting Paris

It’s quite amazing to think that the very first food blog I ever read, Chocolate & Zucchini still around today, because that was back in something like 2004 (she’s been writing C&Z since 2003)!  I’ve read every post Clotilde’s ever written and own all her books (Chocolate & Zucchini: Daily Adventures in a Parisian Kitchen, […]

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