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French in a Flash: Chaussons aux Pommes with Cinnamon Crème Fraîche

RECIPE: Chaussons aux Pommes with Cinnamon Crème Fraîche

Did you know that in the late 1980s French version of The Little Mermaid, Ariel didn’t wear her seashell bikini top? Maman used the film to increase my French fluency, but I was so prudish and scarred that I didn’t … Continue reading

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Papiers Provence: 7 Juin CASSIS

There was one thing I had to do, that I had been meaning to do, before I left the South of France. In last week’s French in a Flash, I wrote that maman was born in Marseille. The reputation of … Continue reading

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Papiers Provence: 5-6 Juin CASSIS, LES BAUX, AVIGNON

This Saturday, the four of us decides to step back a millennium in medieval times. The night before, Mr. English and I went out to dinner alone at a little place in Cassis I had been wanting to try called … Continue reading

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Papiers Provence: 2-4 Juin JUAN-LES-PINS, CAP D’ANTIBES, CANNES, ST. TROPEZ

Some people go to the French Riveria for fun. I went for a pilgrammage. If you have been reading this blog for a while, you’ll know that I recently finished my Master’s in English at Oxford, and that my dissertation … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Whole Wheat Pissaladière Pizza with Tapenade, Pine Nuts, and Goat Cheese

RECIPE: Whole Wheat Pissaladière Pizza With Tapenade, Pine Nuts, Goat Cheese

As we are in Provence, I thought this week’s French in a Flash on Serious Eats should be reflective of the times. I have had some mediocre Nicoise pissaladiere over the last few days, but as far as street foods … Continue reading

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Papiers Provence: 1 Juin CASSIS

Le Petit Dejeuner, Chez Nous Breakfast at our house is always the same, whether it is in America, England, or here in France. It is always simply baguette, croissants, and sweet cream butter and good raspberry jam. Baguettes, Ficelles, Croissants, … Continue reading

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Papiers Provence: 30-31 Mai AIGUES-MORTES, LA CAMARGUE, CASSIS

On the Road Again And we were back on the autoroute encore. This time not headed deep into lavender-country Provence, but into La Camargue. But what did we find? The elusive bloomed purple lavender. And where else, but on the … Continue reading

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