home made with tomatoes, bread, Spanish olive oil and ham


You probably expect me to write about France, but, being a true Parisian, I love to escape from my city….

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2015 Pot au Feu keeps you warm

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Bonjour à tous, In France, we have all of January to send our New Year’s wishes, so here are mine. Peace…

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valrhona chocolate

Happy Chocolate

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Wishing you a bright and shiny 2014, just like melted chocolate. Ten years ago, my friend Adam Ried offered me…

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la fête de Promenades Gourmandes

La fête

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On Saturday October 20th, Promenades Gourmandes gave a party to celebrate life, love, friendship and 10 years of cooking classes…

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Salines Millac

SALT… The importance of being harvested

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I admit I like literary hints and I love Oscar Wilde, but the subject here is SALT, my favorite spice….

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Paule dans le perche

Week-end dans le Perche

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We recently spent a week-end at my friend Annick’s house in a region called le Perche, part of Basse Normandie….

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Chef nunez

A French Chef in Spain

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Spain may seem an odd topic for the first edition of a newsletter about French cooking. But I felt I…

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experiencing chocolate and cheese

Exploring chocolate and cheese

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When we think of chocolate, we think of a sumptuous dessert soufflé or a rich tart. So, I was very…

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travels and discoveries

Travels and Discoveries

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A long overdue newsletter, at last! If it is any excuse, my first grandchild, Alixe, daughter of my son Nicolas,…

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