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French Fridays: Poulet Rôti

Poulet rôti. THE “fast food” to eat when in France. I mean, when your local market sells chickens like this, it’s hard to resist.. Look at those potatoes, roasting gloriously in the dripping chicken fat. Doesn’t sound so appealing when you put it like that but oh, it’s SO good.  I’m always thankful for the […]

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French Fridays: What’s with all the weird French chip flavours?

Without a doubt, some of the most popular photos on my Instagram when I travel to France are of the different flavoured chips (crisps) I sample. Chips? You ask. Seriously! People seem fascinated with all the interesting flavours.  I’m not a big chip eater here in Canada – they are the sort of things that […]

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French Fridays: Macarons de Saint-Emilion

The village of St Emilion in the Gironde department in Aquitaine is perhaps best associated with wine but did you know it’s also a UNESCO World Heritage Site? Criterion (iii): The Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion is an outstanding example of an historic vineyard landscape that has survived intact and in activity to the present day. Criterion […]

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French Fridays: How to order coffee in France

Ok, so you’ve navigated the boulangerie, you have your croissants, pains au chocolat and baguette. Whew! Time to sit down and congratulate yourself and plan your day. And if you’re in France, that can surely be done on one of those inviting looking café terraces, over a coffee, right? Sure but do you know how […]

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French Fridays: Bonne année

We’re wrapping up our two weeks in France and sadly heading home tomorrow 🙁 It’s been an(other) interesting trip – not *quite* a vacation but less and less work needing to be done on the house, so a little bit more free time each time we come. Looking back on the year that was last […]

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French Fridays: Joyeux Noël

We’re in France this year, celebrating Christmas and New Year in our newly-renovated house that we’re operating as a vacation rental property. It’s an absolute pleasure being here this year because this time last year, it was in a very different state than it is now.  Without going into the (many) details, I’ll just say […]

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