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French Fridays: Ten favourite French recipes for the summer

French cuisine image via Shutterstock. Summer holidays are *this* close… I’ve got three days left with the boys then a week of professional development/ meetings and then the school year wraps up. Um… how did we get here? This year (like every year, it seems) has passed in a flash (and more of a blur […]

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French Fridays: Chilled leek and potato soup

Summer. It can be a weird season. Here in Europe, I’ve seen days when it’s been 42˚C and others when it’s been 18˚C. Down in the South-West of France, the evenings actually cool down quite a bit so while you might be sweltering in the daytime, come the evening you might need a light sweater […]

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Vichyssoise for the JC100

It’s a bit shameful that I didn’t get around to making this – the easiest of all soups – until Saturday of this week, when I received the recipe on Monday. It literally took me 5 minutes to throw together, about 20 minutes of cooking (I chopped the potatoes and leeks very very small to […]

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