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London’s Calling: The Canton Arms

Mr. English and I spend a lot of time in Stockwell in London.  For those of you who don’t know it, and I wouldn’t if it weren’t for Mr. English, it’s not the place that I would have necessarily expected … Continue reading

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What I Bring Back From Paris

The great thing about leaving France for another European country is you don’t have to abandon the food right away.  Here’s a list of what I couldn’t leave without: Tomme Noire des Pyrenées One of my favorite cheeses.  So expensive … Continue reading

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All the Pretty Paris Meals, 2nd Edition

I like a lot of places.  But I love very few.  Cities are like people in that way.  But I love Paris.  Paris, je t’aime.  If a city could be a person, Paris would be my best friend.  And New … Continue reading

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Working Girl Dinners: Tortellini Soup

RECIPE: Tortellini Soup

Waiting to start this series has been like watching the ball drop on New Year’s Eve.  So much anticipation.  I’m so excited about it. For the longest time, I’ve been writing recipes for four.  I never want them to be … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Cheap, Easy, Eat, Main Courses, Recipes, Series, Soup, Soup & Salad, Vegetarian, Vegetarian, Watch, Working Girl Dinners
 

The Secret Ingredient (Saffron) Part I: Roasted Eggplant Salad with Saffron Yogurt

RECIPE: Roasted Eggplant Salad with Saffron Yogurt

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. It is a widely touted fact that saffron is the world’s most expensive spice, and that it is collected by hand, the stamens of a crocus flower, plucked by hands, and dried.  Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Categories: Easy, Eat, Recipes, Salad, Series, Sides, Soup & Salad, The Secret Ingredient, Vegetables, Vegetarian
 

Two-Ingredient Pain au Chocolat

RECIPE: Two-Ingredient Pain au Chocolat

When Mr. English and I are in Paris, he always orders the same breakfast: omelette nature, café noir, and pain au chocolat (that’s a plain omelet, black coffee, and chocolate croissant).  Apparently, it’s a really funny order because my step-father … Continue reading

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Bakery, Bread & Butter, Breakfast & Brunch, Cheap, Easy, Eat, Pastries, Recipes, Vegetarian
 

French in a Flash: Boursin and Tomato Mini Tartines

RECIPE: Boursin and Tomato Mini Tartines

Get the whole story at Serious Eats. Easy does it.  Tartines, one-sided sandwiches topped with, usually, one thing, are easy.  And they do the trick.  In Paris, I have my little places where I know I can get a tartine … Continue reading

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