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French Fridays: Le Café Gourmand

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: Frenchie New Bistro Cooking

In the summer of 2011, I spent a few weeks in Paris, teaching English and taking cooking and baking classes and as I was planning my time there, I started to hear some buzz about a new wine bar, conveniently located just around the corner from my “home away from home” in the 2nd arrondissement […]

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French Fridays: Two books for Francophiles

Love France? Have some Francophiles on your holiday list? Here are a couple of books you might be interested in. A Taste of Paris: A history of the Parisian love affair with food by David Downie Curious about the “Parisian love affair with food and wine“? Downie’s A Taste of Paris (one of the tastiest […]

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French Fridays: L’Appart by David Lebovitz

I found myself nodding in recognition as I read David Lebovitz’s latest book, L’appart: The delights and disasters of making my Paris home. I may not have bought an apartment in Paris and renovated it, but lived in Paris in tiny garret apartments for nearly five years, much like David’s first home AND I’ve bought […]

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Giveaway: Win a copy of L’appart by David Lebovitz (Canada) (CLOSED)

Win a copy of David Lebovitz’s L’appart! Thanks to the kind folks at Penguin Random House Canada, I have one copy of David Lebovitz’s L’appart (I reviewed it here) to give away to one lucky Canadian reader! How to enter: There are 2 ways to enter (maximum of two entries per person for the duration […]

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French Fridays: A Paris Year

Ah… Paris. Sadly I haven’t managed a trip there in over a year but I’m doing my best to live vicariously though alternative guide books. “Alternative” guide books? Yep. As someone who knows the city very well, it’s rare that I’ll prepare for a visit by reading a traditional guide book but I am always […]

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