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Croque Monsieur - A Popular Cafe Classic

Cooking French Food is easy with this popular cafe classic, the Croque Monsieur. Imagine the comfort of a grilled cheese sandwich with layers of melted…

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French Life

Daglan Market + part one

Gastronome (food market) and vide grenier (empty attic) part one

Every Sunday morning in Daglan we are wakened to the sounds of different vender’s organising their stalls for the market. 334 more words


Making Moonshine is Illegal in France

Making moonshine is illegal almost everywhere. However in France if you’ve a few orchards of unsold peaches or apricots and can find a licensed itinerant…

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Living In France


When we go to France I think that we hit the tarmac at a running speed and stay at that speed throughout our stay. The reason for this is that we have so much to do in so little a time:- the house renovation, visiting friends, browsing markets, a visit to a cave, festivals etc, and this time The Tour de France too… it is nice to just relax and take time out to look at our very picturesque village, so that is what we did on a very hot day, 36C on our recent visit. 151 more words


French Toast is Not French

But French Toast is delicious!  Here is how I make mine:

French Toast



Une Nuit Blanche

Une nuit blanche is a French expression for having passed a night without sleep.  This could have a good or bad connotation depending on what you were doing during the night! 747 more words


Tour de France: local connections

This years Tour de France has a couple of local connections. First we have Romain Bardet  who cycles for AG2R. He is from the nearby village of Javaugues. 79 more words