Author Archives: Kerry

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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French in a Flash: Tagliatelle with Zucchini Flower Pistou

RECIPE: Tagliatelle with Zucchini Flower Pistou

(I love this recipe!) Get the whole story on Serious Eats. I travelled to the southeast of France last weekend to visit my parents, and because they’re renting a little apartment, that meant a lot of home-cooked dinners. Although I … Continue reading

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Cool Summer Salads: Fresh Chickpea Salad with Red Onion, Parsley, and Lemon

RECIPE: Fresh Chickpea Salad

Having a hearty meal without turning on an oven or stove or toaster or even a campfire in the summer is utter joy.  This salad was inspired by a restaurant my grandfather used to take me to in New York: … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Salmon en Papillote with Cherry Tomatoes and Rosemary

RECIPE: Salmon en Papillote with Cherry Tomatoes and Rosemary

Get the whole story on Serious Eats. I don’t like summer, but it’s getting to the point where I don’t entirely hate it either. It’s that blissful redeeming moment of the season when the tomatoes crop up. Fat red baubles … Continue reading

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In Menton & Ventimiglia

  Today was all about shopping.  But not like in Nice, where I was hitting the summer sales at my favorite French high street shops. We drove across the border to Italy–not far away.  And immediately, the world changed.  Everything, … Continue reading

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In Nice

I’ve only been twice, and just for a day each time, but culinarily speaking, Nice is my mini-Mecca.  It’s an enclave unto itself, with its own food that no one else makes, and its hectic vielle ville, the old part … Continue reading

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