Monthly Archives: July 2013

M. Parret Eats French a la Americaine: Salade Gesier and Cherry Mousse

We’ve been eating lunch with M. Parret almost every day since returning to Sens.  Lunch at his house, even if I cook the main plate, involves hors d’oeuvres, an entree, salad, cheese, and dessert, whether it’s the 3 of us … Continue reading

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Spicy Asian Rainbow Trout

Originally, I had intended to poach Chef Doru’s Baked Rainbow Trout with Vegetables http://chefdoru.com/2012/11/18/baked-rainbow-trout-with-vegetables/ because it looked and sounded fabulous and I knew the fishmonger had so very lovely, fresh, rainbow trout. But then, today being Friday, the Vietnamese lady was in … Continue reading

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En Balade: Au Tournedos

When we lived in Niger, we joined a riding club organized by expatriate French police and firemen.  This was a wild group of horse fanatics who just loved to take the horses “en balade” which began with  a 5-6 hour … Continue reading

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Ginger Cod with Zucchini Ribbon Salad

So much easier to make meals when everything is a 3 minute walk from the house and my favorite Cafe is on the way. Really, I will cry when I have to go back to Stuttgart!  But right now I’m … Continue reading

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Slow Roasted French Pork Ribs

On the way down from Stuttgart to Sens, we saw a sign that said Baccarat.  My husband wondered aloud if this could be the famous crystal town.  I suggested we make a detour, swearing that I didn’t want to buy … Continue reading

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