Monthly Archives: September 2011

The very best steak and the very best cake

This is the story of a birthday dinner for a reluctant birthday boy. Sunday was a very special someone’s big day. Unfortunately, this certain someone doesn’t like birthdays, and last year he got away with not celebrating his birthday at … Continue reading

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The girls are back in town!

There have been many welcome changes lately. First of all, la rentrée (return to school and work after the summer holidays) which I have welcomed with arms wide-open. While I love the lazy sunny days of summer as much as … Continue reading

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Yogurt Cake with Apples

It’s officially fall, and that means all sort of yummy new foods at the market stands. Although I am sad (almost heartbroken) to bid adieu to peaches, nectarines, melons and all those other wonderful summer fruits, I am equally excited … Continue reading

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The perfect Sunday breakfast

It’s not the happiest day today, as if anyone needs reminding. The 10th anniversary of a terrible event which changed America forever.  The weather seems to be paying tribute: I woke up to pouring rain and frosty cold creeping in … Continue reading

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Larmor Plage (a.k.a this is work?!)

A few weeks before my recent trip to California I was contacted by a French woman inquiring if I would be interested in staying with her and her family in their beachside home on the Breton Coast for a few … Continue reading

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