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French Fridays: The Farm-to-Table French phrasebook

Are you like me and really enjoy reading the “useful phrases” in the back of guide books? Do you laugh and wonder who on earth decides what is and isn’t a useful phrase for travellers? It’s one of my favourite parts of travel when I am in a country where I don’t speak the language […]

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French Fridays: Kids make quiche from My Paris Kitchen (it’s a French #FoodRevolution !)

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from My Paris Kitchen follows a theme that’s close to my heart: “Feed the Future”, the focus of this year’s Food Revolution Day.  Over the past three years, those of us who were working through Around my French Table did our bit by participating virtually in Food Revolution […]

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French Fridays: A day in and around the rue Montorgueil (75002, Paris)

Disclosure: I received a small discount on my Vacation in Paris apartment rental in exchange for a writeup about my experience and a post about my most recent trip. You can read about a few of my favourite Paris markets on the Vacation in Paris blog. Long-time readers will know that I lived for a […]

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French Fridays: Salted butter caramel-chocolate mousse from My Paris Kitchen

As David himself says about this week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from My Paris Kitchen “There’s not much I can say about this. One bite will leave you just as speechless.“ He’s right. This is, simply put, very very good.. This was the very first recipe I made from the book, back when I first received […]

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French Fridays: Croque Monsieur galette

Remember last week for French Fridays I made Croque Madame from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen?  Well, decadent though it was, the version I prepared didn’t use up all the béchamel sauce and I was stuck with the question of what to do with around 1/3 cup of it. Well today I’m here to tell […]

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French Fridays: Croque Madame from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from My Paris Kitchen is one of my favourite French café meals. A croque monsieur (unceremoniously names a “Fried cheese and ham sandwich” here) is a sandwich filled with the goodness of béchamel, cheese and ham.  Over the years I’ve had many iterations of this – it comes […]

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