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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 […]

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Mking croissants with La Cuisine Paris

French Fridays: Making croissants with La Cuisine Paris (virtually)

Ok, so we all know Paris will see fewer visitors this year due to  travel restrictions. I’m sure if you were planning a trip there this summer, you’re pretty sad to not be able to go. But the good news is that, thanks to the magic of technology, if you have flour, butter, yeast and […]

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French Fridays: Can’t get to France this summer? Travel there virtually!

Sigh. This photo popped up in my memories recently. And there are SO many photos of Nérac in my June/ July/ August memories too… But since many of us are not able to travel to France this summer, we’ll have to content ourselves with exploring l’Hexagone virtually. I have roughly 5 years of French Fridays […]

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My Four Seasons in France by Janine Marsh book cover

French Fridays: My Four Seasons in France

Hello and Happy French Friday!  Today I’m looking at a book many of you may be interested in simply for the fact that it’s set in France and it doesn’t look like many of us will be travelling to France this summer –  it’s the perfect armchair travel read! From the publisher: A little over […]

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French Fridays: Paris on Air

Hello and Happy French Friday! Today’s post is dedicated to a feel-good read that is something I am sure we all need more of right now! Oliver Gee is the Australian journalist-turned-podcaster voice behind the successful The Earful Tower and Paris on Air is his first book (hopefully not his last!). As an Australian who […]

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La soupe joumou

Around about now, I should have been taking my Grade 6s on a trip to the supermarket to shop for ingredients to make the Haitian food they would have researched. Today we’d go shopping, tomorrow, we’d have cooked 3 or 4 dishes and sat down to enjoy a meal together. I’ve done this activity in […]

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