I’m so cruel. I posted a picture of the lemon tarte I made today, promising the recipe on my blog soon. Instead I’m posting cauliflower. A cauliflower gratin recipe I made a few days ago. But cauliflower can be good too … As long as you’e not expecting lemon tarte. This recipe was suggested by my nutritionist and has become… Read More
Le Petit Commines serves traditional French food, completely made from scratch with the exception of the pigeon terrine, which is brought in ready-made. As a result, this little bistro can cater to any food allergy, including gluten, soy, lactose, and peanut. It even has (limited) vegan options. What’s wonderful about this restaurant, besides the amazing food (really and truly good) is… Read More
Traveling elegantly with kids essentially boils down to being prepared and not wearing shorts on the plane.
My husband and I discovered that there is no direct translation in French for expressing the sense of entitlement. You can only say that you feel something is your due, which is a more cumbersome way to say it. It loses the punch factor. It sounds ugly, but less ugly. 2016 – and now the beginning of 2017 – has been a series… Read More
This is a short post to say hi and pass on a thank you. I’ve heard from the HOPE School in Chennai, and they have a little message for you: Thank you to everyone who contributed (and if you missed the post that talks about the HOPE School, you can see it by clicking here). They said that the BrainQuest… Read More
I wanted to finish recounting our India trip through pictures. Lots of pictures, fewer words. Are you ready? First – CHENNAI The day after we arrived, the kids were asked to come speak to the local school. Among the questions the students asked was, “How do you conserve water in France?” Not having the same worries of water conservation as Indians face, our French children answered blithely : “In… Read More