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(Who Are We Kidding: What We Ate)

I have been exceptionally lucky this summer.  Living in London means that I’m always a two-and-a-half-hour train ride straight to the heart of Paris.  Diana Vreeland said that ‘the best thing about London is Paris.’  Dare I say she is … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Roasted Ratatouille Lasagna Napoleons

RECIPE: Roasted Ratatouille Lasagna Napoleons

There is a hole-in-the-wall restaurant in the southern French town of Aix-en-Provence, a little city famed for its quaint charm, fantastic shopping, “typique” markets brimming with olives and purple asparagus and rustic Provençal almond macarons, and leafy, shaded boulevards. The … Continue reading

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Macarons Au Naturale in Aix

I swear to you, this is going to be the next big thing.  I’ve seen them in Paris in an outdoor market on the Boulevard Saint-Germain, and in Aix-en-Provence at the outdoor market, and in shops.  ”Rustic” macarons.  Not dyed … Continue reading

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In Cassis, Aix-en-Provence, and Menton

Two summers ago, Maman rented a little apartment in this town none of us had ever heard of: Cassis.  Spelled like the black currant liqueur, but the “s” is silent when you say the town’s name.  Mr. English and I … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Niçoise Fried Olives

RECIPE: Niçoise Fried Olives

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. There are two things I tend to relate with the South of France: olives, and summer. I don’t know about where you are, but where I am, this week has been positively August-like. … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Lamb and Rosemary Brochettes with Apricot Crème Fraîche

RECIPE: Rosemary Lamb Brochettes with Apricot Crème Fraîche

A few weeks ago on Serious Eats I received a virulent comment from someone who was very upset about the simplicity of my recipe. And in some ways, I understand that. Why do I get to sit up high somewhere … Continue reading

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Papiers Provence: 28 Mai AIX-EN-PROVENCE, LOURMARIN

Yesterday was one of those days that you plan to do what God did in six, with no rest on the seventh. Since I’m only human, all I managed was about a third of it. I wanted to go on … Continue reading

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