Anywhere but Bordeaux cover

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Dinner in French cookbook cover

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 … Read more