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I have always loved the idea of giving out food gifts. As with any handmade present, it seems a very […]

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  • December 26, 2003
Joyeux Noël!

Thanks for everyone’s well wishes, and Happy Christmas to you all! Tonight and tomorrow will be spent at my parents’, […]

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  • December 24, 2003
Chocolate Vanilla Petit Pot, Caramel Petit Beurre Ribbon

[Chocolate Vanilla Petit Pot, Caramel Petit Beurre Ribbon] This is the dessert I served to end Saturday night’s dinner. The […]

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  • December 23, 2003
Roast Beef, Shallot Compote, Rosemary Fingerling Potatoes

[Roast Beef, Shallot Compote, Rosemary Fingerling Potatoes] While planning for our Saturday night dinner, I conducted a little research to […]

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  • December 22, 2003
Fresh Goat Cheese Mousse with Cherry Tomato Jam and Bacon Chips

[Fresh Goat Cheese Mousse with Cherry Tomato Jam and Bacon Chips] Yesterday, we had two of Maxence’s oldest friends, Baptiste […]

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  • December 21, 2003
Cherry Tomato and Cinnamon Jam
Cherry Tomato Cinnamon Jam

Confiture de tomates cerise à la cannelle My mother has been making jars and jars of delicious jam every summer […]

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  • December 19, 2003
L’Homme Tranquille

L’Homme Tranquille is a small restaurant in the rue des Martyrs, precisely a block from our apartment. It is a […]

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  • December 18, 2003

I remember very well the first bruschetta I ever had, served at the San Francisco vegetarian restaurant “Herbivore”. We had […]

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  • December 17, 2003
Le Bar à Soupes

Laurence, one of my best friends, works at the Opéra Bastille, and sometimes has to work Saturdays. She had joined […]

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  • December 16, 2003
Walnut Butter from the Monastery

[Walnut Butter from the Monastery] I take bus 67 to get home from work every day. This bus line isn’t […]

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  • December 15, 2003
An Index Of C&Z Recipes

I have worked on building an index of the recipes I share in this blog. It will allow you to […]

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  • December 14, 2003
Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

I was out in the Marais area this afternoon, doing a little Christmas shopping (ok, a lot). And shopping, as […]

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  • December 13, 2003

From time to time, my dad offers to come and treat me to lunch on a weekday. My company offices […]

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  • December 12, 2003
Oeuf Cocotte
Oeuf Cocotte

When I was 9 years old and in the last year of primary school, I didn’t have class on Wednesdays. […]

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  • December 11, 2003

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