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A book and a bookplate

It has been so cold the past week that I have hunkered down and continuing to read and study La Varenne Pratique, the fabulous textbook of Anne Willan’s cooking school in France years ago. 244 more words

Book Reviews

Bleating for Answers in the Goat Year (or is it the Sheep?)

THE French call a goat a poor man’s cow, wrote Anne Willan in her cookbook The Country Cooking of France, because it needs no more than roadside herbage to survive. 661 more words

Essays & Observations

Cooking connections

I love random connections, the seven degrees, not of separation, but of connections that link us to one another, whether it’s in our neighborhoods, cities, countries, or across the ocean.   928 more words

One Soufflé at a Time bakes to perfection

One Soufflé at a Time

~ A Memoir of Food and France ~

I’ve been wanting to read this book since I heard it was coming out last year.   810 more words

Book Reviews

Anne Willan on La Varenne

“Once, La Varenne Pratique was that rare treasure you had to search for.”

An interview with the legendary Anne Willan  6 more words