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Bouillabaisse in Villefranche-sur-Mer

I had my first “real” bouillabaisse two years ago in Cassis.  It was something I was looking forward to with such tail-wagging excitement, I think Mr. English and my family considered my certifiably nuts.  I think it’s just, I spend … 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: Little Stuffed Zucchinis

RECIPE: Little Stuffed Zucchinis

I was inspired to make these by my trip to Nice, and a walk around the Menton market.  Bon app! Get the whole story on Serious Eats. The thing I love most about actually writing this column from France (okay, … Continue reading

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Back in Nice, Menton, and Monte Carlo

I’m back in France, having had to go back to London for a few days for work.  As soon as I landed, I went right back to Fenocchio, and made myself try new flavors, even though I love orange flower … Continue reading

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Working Girl Dinners Goes Moroccan!

RECIPE: Merguez Bake with Peppers and Couscous

I’ve said it before, but it’s worth repeating. My grandmother, my Mémé, was born in Casablanca, making her a teenager around the time of Rick’s Café Americain (if only Humphrey Bogart ever really lived there). She came to France as … Continue reading

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In Èze, Peillon, Biot

I have this serious preoccupation with the “village perché,” or the “perched village.”  Down in Provence, and towards the Riviera, there are all these medieval towns, perched like eagles’ nests on promontory mountainous rocks.  They are full of tiny, perfectly … Continue reading

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Franglais: Zucchini Flower Fritters

RECIPE: Zucchini Flower Fritters

I promised a slew of zucchini flower recipes.  Here’s number two! Get the whole story on The Huffington Post. When I was in second grade, we had to make elevation-accurate plaster of Paris molds of our favorite continents.  I built, … Continue reading

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