You know those times when you’re reading a book and think “I wish I had written this”? Well today I’m talking about a book that many of you will read and think that but which I read and thought “I COULD have written this!” in SO many parts. Laura Bradbury’s My Grape Paris is her […]
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?” […]
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 […]
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, […]
The book I’m sharing for this week’s French Fridays is one you might want to add to your Spring Break reading list or, if you’re planning that far ahead, perhaps your summer list. I read Karen Burns‘ The Paris Effect in one sitting this past March Break – it’s one of those “I’ll just read […]
Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while will know how much I like to “minify” recipes, especially desserts (because, much as I love them, there’s only so many desserts a two-person household can eat!). Given the chance, I’ll always choose a selection of mini desserts over one regular-sized one because […]
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- French Fridays: Warm chocolate cake with salted butter caramel sauce from My Paris Kitchen
- Les Petits Chefs make Chopped Thai Salad from Modern Lunch (with Allison Day!)
- eat. live. travel. write. is TEN today!
- Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Cookies-and-Cream Tartlets
- Cook the Book Fridays: Green as spring soup from Everyday Dorie