In France, seasonal indulgences don't end with the wistful dismantling of the Christmas tree. Instead, they continue with the galette des rois, the epiphany cake that dominates pastry shop displays all month long even if it's traditionally associated with January 6th, the Epiphany.
Tourte de blettes taste test If kale has taken over much of the western world, even popping up in the past few months at the Nice markets, it’s hard to imagine the locals ever giving up their Swiss chard, known in French as blettes. 0 comment(s)
French strawberries It's only in early spring that I find myself longing for something new as the clementines reach the end of their season, and this is when the first strawberries make their tempting appearance. 0 comment(s)
Tasting Tel Aviv I have never kept a journal consistently, but I do carry a notebook in which I jot down thoughts, lists and resolutions. In this notebook is a list of travel destinations, which I try to place in order of priority. 6 comment(s)