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French Fridays: Paris Picnic Club

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 […]

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Giveaway: Win a copy of Paris Picnic Club (US/ Canada) (CLOSED)

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 […]

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Tasting Paris cover on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Tasting Paris

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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The Paris Effect by Karen Burns on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: The Paris Effect

The book I’m sharing for this week’s French Fridays is one you might want to add to your Spring Break reading list or, if you’re planning that far ahead, perhaps your summer list. I read Karen Burns‘ The Paris Effect in one sitting this past March Break – it’s one of those “I’ll just read […]

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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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