January 14, 2012
With two more French cooking classes under my belt, I’m feeling sassy.
(As if I needed any more sass in my kitchen.)
Like our first two classes, we covered a lot of delicious territory.
The talented Chef Michel Maloiseau had a lot more to teach us.
We learned how to make short dough (for quiche/savory crusts and pies).
This alone has changed everything for me.
For example, with it, I made a chicken pot pie entirely from scratch the other day.
You’re impressed, I can tell. Read the rest of this entry »
November 12, 2011
When I was in Paris in 2005 (like I’ve been more than the once), I was in a lovely romantic haze.
My husband (then my boyfriend of 8 months) and I met there at the end of his European study abroad for about a week and a half.
We traveled from Paris to Nice to Bordeaux and back to Paris.
It. was. heaven.
While those were
my shake-and-bake days my pre-foodie days, I appreciated everything we ate, from the simple baguettes and cheese to the croque monsieurs to the mussels in white wine sauce. Read the rest of this entry »