Tarte Aux Pommes

On November 7, 2005 1 Comment
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J’adore this recipe! Not only does it satisfy my apple pie cravings but, it is surprisingly versatile. I like to make more filling than the original French recipe… Read More »

Friday night in Paris

On November 6, 2005 6 Comments
In Yummy Restaurants

Friday night started with a sumptuous dinner at Chez Janou Bistrot in the Marais district with friends visiting from New Zealand. This quaint off-the-beaten-path bistro is anything but… Read More »

Lighthearted French Red

On October 19, 2005 2 Comments
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Chambolle-Musigny AOC, Recolte 2002, Patriarche Pere et Fils One of the most flirtatious light reds that I’ve ever had. Open hearted and humorous with a soft seductive finish…. Read More »

Pinot Noir French Style

On October 19, 2005 1 Comment
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Hospices de Beaune, AOC, 2000, Corton Grand Cru, Cuvee Charlotte Dumay This is French Pinot Noir at it’s finest. If you are searching for a sophisticated elegant pinot… Read More »

J’Adore le 80′s

On October 18, 2005 4 Comments
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There’s nothing like walking down the Champs Elysees and seeing hoards of French teenagers posing with side pony tails, acid washed jeans, spikey little boots, jelly bracelets, and… Read More »

Le Croissant

On October 15, 2005 6 Comments
In Le Cordon Bleu

There is an art to making a perfect croissant. I have yet to eat a croissant in the States that has the same texture, taste, and delicacy that… Read More »

Frech women DO get fat

On October 14, 2005 3 Comments
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This entry is in repsonse to that book: French Women Don’t Get Fat I realize that this book was written by the fabulous Grande Dame of Veuve Cliquot… Read More »

Ex-Pat Bars

On October 14, 2005 1 Comment
In Travel, Vie à Paris

On the rare day that you find yourself sitting in your apartment starving for some conversation in English or just there are many ex-pat hangouts that can turn… Read More »

Le Cordon Bleu

On October 13, 2005 4 Comments
In Chef Stories, Le Cordon Bleu

When I originally signed up for the Basic Intensive Patisserie course at Le Cordon Bleu I thought it would be fun & challenging. I had no idea it… Read More »

Fructevia All Natural Stevia Sweetener for Cooking and Baking

On November 30, -0001 0 Comments
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Fructevia has less than 3 calories per serving and does not affect blood sugar levels like sugar so it is safe for diabetics, low carb dieters, low glycemic… Read More »