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[Baking class: The Lincoln Apartment Bakery] Choux Pastry 1.0.1

There is something intrinsically elegant about a choux pastry.

From the golden dough to the rich fillings, choux simply don’t leave one indifferent.

Thankfully for us, the gluttonous of this world, it is rather simple to make. 263 more words

Dessert

Timber

I own a series of negative plates about French trucks (La Buire models, to be more precise) a long time ago, it was time to show one of them again! 23 more words

1918

Montreal Diary: Exploring city's lesser-known districts

My friends haven’t seen very much of me in the last few weeks. I’ve been busy going around the island, discovering boroughs I probably wouldn’t have bothered to visit if a special assignment didn’t require me to. 864 more words

Local News

Bastille Day in Verdun- Part I

Waking up in Verdun was such a peaceful experience.  I cracked the window open to let in the breeze and the glorious sunshine.  Pigeons congregated across the walkway on window sills and seemed to have their own routine. 1,395 more words

Travel

Verdun trying to deal with menacing beavers

VERDUN — An unwelcome wild rodent is creating a lot of problems for people living and working along the banks of the St. Lawrence river in Verdun. 323 more words

News

Verdun - Other Parts of the Battlefield

All around Verdun are restatements of the war. The London Trench is a reinforced communication trench line about 500 yards behind Fort Douaumont. The 61ieme RAD monument is a quarter mile off the road to Fort Douaumont. 40 more words

World War I

Verdun - Fort Douaumont

Fort Douaumont was one of the forts that made up Verdun. Although not particularly strategically important when the battle started, it became the focus of many battles. 100 more words

World War I