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French in a Flash: Vegetarian Grilled Zucchini Croque Mademoiselle

RECIPE: Chargrilled Zucchini Croque Mademoiselle

There’s a place downstairs from my old apartment in Paris called the Horse’s Tavern Café.  It has an inside, but I’ve never seen it.  For me, it’s all about sitting at the tables that tumble forth out of the front … Continue reading

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Bread & Butter, Eat, French in a Flash, Paris, Recipes, Restaurants, Sandwiches, Series, Vegetarian, Voyages
 

The Joys of Canned Cassoulet

Mr. English took me to Paris for my birthday, which, definitely, took the edge off of turning twenty-nine.  Next year, at this time, I’ll be thirty.  Pretty reductive concept from the outside I’m sure, but to me, it is nothing … Continue reading

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Categories: Finds, Paris, Voyages
 

The Paul Macaron Frappé

I have loved macarons for a really long time.  And when I am in Paris, and get the chance to buy the really good ones, I guard them with my life until I get them home, so there are no … Continue reading

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Categories: Finds, London, Voyages
 

Carla-Bayle

Carla-Bayle is one of those places that is way better than it should be.  A tiny hilltop town, with a weird name.  I didn’t even want to go.  But neighbors had said it was fantastic, and I lost my say … Continue reading

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Categories: Restaurants, Toulouse, Voyages
 

Carcassonne and Castelnaudary

I want to finish telling you all about my trip to Toulouse before I forget it all.  One day, we drove to Carcassonne.  It was a pretty far drive, but driving there is a bit like the main event.  The … Continue reading

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Mirepoix

I loved the little town of Mirepoix, even though I guess, strictly speaking, it doesn’t have the grandiosity of Monte Carlo, or Cannes, or St. Tropez.  The breathtaking, terrible beauty of the Provençal perched villages of Les Baux, or Eze. … Continue reading

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I’m Lovin’ the Croque McDo

I’m a total sucker for fast food, as I’ve said SO many times.  I guess you would think that a French food writer might be something of a snob.  I’m a bons, the opposite of a snob.  Snob backwards, inside … Continue reading

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Categories: Côte d'Azur, Paris, Provence, Toulouse, Voyages