Archive for June, 2011

Jun 29 2011

A La Recherche du Gâteau Perdu

Published by Christine under Sweets

“I raised to my lips a spoonful of the cake . . . a shudder ran through my whole body and I stopped, intent upon the extraordinary changes that were taking place.” Marcel Proust   As a child, I used to vacation with my father’s first cousin Nina, at her house in the small village [...]

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Jun 26 2011

Welcome Back!

Published by Christine under Poultry

I have been on hiatus for a couple of weeks, due in part to a busy schedule but also to a lack of inspiration. Much as I love to cook, I simply hadn’t been much in the mood to be in the kitchen, and so I have simply been waiting for the urge to strike [...]

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Jun 12 2011

French Tart, A Play in Two Acts

Published by Christine under Sweets

Act I: We were going to a friend’s house for dinner last night, and the word was that we should bring dessert – a small price to pay for what was yet another feast. At first, I was in the mood for something chocolate, for two reasons: one, I’m always in the mood for chocolate [...]

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