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French Fridays: Paris Express by Laura Calder

(this article originally appeared on Recipe Geek) Paris. Express. Even Laura Calder admits that the title contains a bit of an oxymoron. Many people consider French food as something best saved for a “special” occasion – they feel it’s time-consuming, so it’s not cuisine for everyday. Laura Calder, with this book, is out to prove […]

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French Fridays: Indian Cheese Bread from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was an quick naan with a filling of… Laughing Cow spreadable cheese! Sounds odd (and decidedly not French) but David explains that he was first introduced to Indian food when living in Paris, in the area around Gare du Nord where there […]

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French Fridays: Buckwheat rolls with seaweed butter from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was an interesting once – buckwheat crêpes filled with seaweed butter, rolled and fried in a butter. Um, ok? Now, I’ve been to the Breizh Café of which he speaks in the recipe headnote but to be honest, I’ve never noticed the […]

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French Fridays: The Madeleine Project

This is a challenging review to write without giving away too much of the story, but I guess I can’t just say “This is an amazing, surprising and thoroughly addictive read – go buy it now”, can I? 😉 From the publisher: A young woman moves into a Paris apartment and discovers a storage room […]

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French Fridays: Potato, feta and basil tortilla from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was a simple tortilla – a thick Spanish omelette/ frittata, typically served at room temperature. This was an easy one I made when I was in Australia last month for a quick dinner, accompanied with a salad, because I thought it would […]

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French Fridays: Faking and Making it in France

For today’s French Fridays post, a book about expat life in France with a difference.  Making it in France is the sequel to Karen Bates’ first book Faking it in France. Karen and her husband Terry (who hail from the UK) lived in Normandy for over a decade and these two books tell their tale. […]

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