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French Fridays: The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux

Today’s French Friday pick is the debut fictional novel from Samantha Vérant (Seven Letters from Paris and How to Make a French Family) and it’s the perfect pick as we slide into a long weekend and try to forget everything that’s going on (and the anxiety of back-to-school season!). The Secret French Recipes of Sophie […]

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Summer Reads: Anywhere but Bordeaux

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. I came across this week’s “Summer Read” in one of my Facebook teacher groups (as you can imagine I’m pretty active in those groups these days – school goes back in just over 2 weeks!) and it […]

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French Fridays: The New Parisienne

Hello and Happy French Friday!  If I say “French woman” what comes to mind? Most likely the stereotypical image of a tall, thin, well-dressed woman with perfectly red lips, maybe sipping a glass of wine. She’s elegant, seductive, gorgeous. And she’s in Paris, right? Well you’re probably in good company as this is an image […]

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Summer Reads: Dirt by Bill Buford

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. Today’s Summer Reads book was a LONG read (976 pages on my e-reader and something like over 15 hours long as an audio book – with quite possibly the longest subtitle ever – Adventures in Lyon as […]

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French Fridays: Dinner in French

Hello and Happy French Friday!  Today I’m looking at Melissa Clark’s latest, Dinner in French; ostensibly a cookbook but also a lovely way to bring a little bit of France to your home this summer when most of us won’t get to travel there. From the publisher: Just as Julia Child brought French cooking to […]

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French Fridays: Making croissants with La Cuisine Paris (virtually)

Ok, so we all know Paris will see fewer visitors this year due to  travel restrictions. I’m sure if you were planning a trip there this summer, you’re pretty sad to not be able to go. But the good news is that, thanks to the magic of technology, if you have flour, butter, yeast and […]

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