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Maille Has a Mustard Sommelier (You Heard That Right), and Her Name Is Pierette Huttner!

I can’t tell you what a thrill it is for me when Maille launches a new product, and I get the email that they I am invited to taste it.  I comes simply down to, I love Maille.  Their mustards … Continue reading

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Hitting Provence’s Markets like a Pro: An Interview with Markets of Provence Author Marjorie Williams

Marjorie Williams As I wrote last week, Marjorie Williams has written the French shopping bible – a day-by-day guide to the thirty best markets Provence has to offer. And it’s so usable – if you’re in Provence on a Friday … Continue reading

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Summertime White Peach and Vanilla Bean Tarte Tatin

RECIPE: White Peach and Vanilla Bean Tarte Tatin

Mr. English and I spent sixteen perfect days in France this summer.  It was my first vacation in a year, and I counted each perfect, sun-soaked, olive oil-drenched day one by one until finally the last, devastatingly, arrived. The first … Continue reading

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Desserts, Eat, Fruit, Provence, Recipes, Vegetarian, Voyages
 

Berlin’s Borchardt: The Schnitzel to End All Schnitzels

Life back in New York has begun.  Every minute feels like it needs to be packed with the things that were missed.  Family.  Friends.  New York Times crossword puzzles on the East River.  Half sour pickles. While cramming in one … Continue reading

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Sicilian Pasta With Swordfish, Fennel, Mint, and Bread Crumbs

RECIPE: Sicilian Pasta with Swordfish, Fennel, and Mint Topped with Toasted Crumbs, Almonds, and Fennel Seeds

When my husband suggested that we go on a honeymoon in Sicily, I was skeptical. The he turned to me and said, “They eat nothing but olive oil, swordfish, and almond granita.” I booked the tickets myself. We started in … Continue reading

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Eat, Fish, Main Courses, Recipes, Sides, Starches, Voyages
 

Gastropub at Home: What I’m Making for the Opening Ceremony

RECIPE: Jamie Oliver's Sausage Rolls

As many of you know, I live in London.  Which means, the Olympics are upon me.  And while I am going for the first time in my life, I couldn’t swing tickets to the Opening Ceremony.  So I’m bringing the … Continue reading

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Pictures from France
(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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Categories: Côte d'Azur, Guides, Paris, Provence, Voyages