This is part of my Summer Reads 2018 series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. As soon as I saw Stephanie Rosenbloom‘s Alone Time: Four Seasons, Four Cities and the Pleasures of Solitude described as a “wise, passionate account of the pleasures of traveling solo” I knew I must have it on […]
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 […]
Win a copy of Paris Picnic Club! Thanks to the kind folks at Sterling Publishing, I have one copy of Paris Picnic Club (I wrote about it here to give away to one lucky US or Canadian reader! How to enter: There are 2 ways to enter (maximum of two entries per person for the […]
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, […]
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- Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Old Bay Pretzel-and-Cheese Cookies
- 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