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French Fridays: A day in The New Paris with Lindsey Tramuta

I’m not sure exactly how I came across Lindsey Tramuta on social media but I remember following her on Twitter way back in early 2011 and thinking how she was living a life similar to one I’d probably have lived had I moved to Paris 15 years later than I did. She and I had […]

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French Fridays: Dinner Chez Moi by Elizabeth Bard

Are you a home cook who would love to discover your inner “Frenchness”? Do you often wonder how the French make entertaining look so effortless? Wish you had a little more of that French “je ne sais quoi” in your life? Well today’s French Friday pick,  Dinner Chez Moi, Elizabeth Bard’s latest book, is for […]

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French Fridays: Frisée salad with bacon, egg, and garlic toasts from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen is one one of my all-time favourite French dishes. Along with a goat’s cheese salad or a croque monsieur, it’s something I order pretty regularly when I’m in France. To the untrained eye, it might look like a simple dish – frisée […]

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French Fridays: Coffee crème brûlée from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen is a twist on a French classic – a coffee flavoured crème brûlée. I was interested in making thes,e particularly because some of the desserts I worked hardest on developing for my own book (and stressed the most about!) were custard-type desserts. […]

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Lonely Planet Kids: First Words (French) and Pop up Paris

As a food and travel writer, I get a lot of cookbooks and guide books sent to me. Teachers, on the other hand (my day job) don’t tend to receive d lot of review copies of books though. So it’s always exciting when a publisher contacts me with books that might interest my students (and, […]

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French Fridays: How to make a French Family by Samantha Vérant

You may remember a few years ago, I told you the story of Samantha Vérant who first found herself in Paris at the age of 19. On that day, she met a handsome French scientist (Jean-Luc) and they spent one magical day exploring the city.  Though he begged her to extend her stay, Sam stuck […]

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