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Dirt by Bill Buford cover

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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Mking croissants with La Cuisine Paris

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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Summer Reads: Bake like a French Pastry Chef

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. With a few exceptions! Today’s “Summer Read” is also a “Summer Activity” for this strangest of all summers! Whilst I don’t typically review cookbooks in this series, today’s offering is a little bit of an exception since […]

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French Fridays: Can’t get to France this summer? Travel there virtually!

Sigh. This photo popped up in my memories recently. And there are SO many photos of Nérac in my June/ July/ August memories too… But since many of us are not able to travel to France this summer, we’ll have to content ourselves with exploring l’Hexagone virtually. I have roughly 5 years of French Fridays […]

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Bountiful cheese board

French Fridays: All about cheese with Taste of Toulouse

Can’t get to France this summer? How about bringing a little bit of France to you? More specifically – learn all about French cheese from the comfort of your own home! That’s right – Jessica Hammer, a former cheesemonger and she of the fabulous Taste of Toulouse food walking tours (remember that pastry and chocolate […]

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