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A Visit to London as if I Had Never Left

I had lived in London for 10 years and could not believe time had passed so quickly that I had not been back in 7 years. 377 more words

Culture

A light lunch at La Cuisine de Bar

Fancy a soup and sandwich while exploring the Left Bank? For a light lunch, this narrow restaurant in the 6th arrondissement offers a simple menu built around bread from the acclaimed next-door bakery and Cuisine de Bar owner, Poilâne. 402 more words

Sourdough Bread in Singapore

A few nights ago, sitting around someone’s dinner table, grazing on the last morsels of food, the host was describing his colleague’s weight-loss diet in bland detail: steamed unseasoned chicken breast, steamed broccoli, steamed salmon…for months on end, for each meal. 478 more words

Zilch

In search of good rye bread

I’ve been attempting rye bread and kornbroyt (Jewish sourdough whole wheat bread) on and off since about last Chanukah–almost a whole year! You would think this was unnecessary, since I live close enough to North Hollywood/Valley Village, the eastern hub of LA for Jewish bakeries and delis (the older western hub is “the Fairfax” neighborhood and the Pico/Robertson area). 3,286 more words

History

Poilâne Les Punitions

These adorable fluted cookies are like little butter filled treats from heaven. I happened to be watching Giada’s episode with Appollonia Poilâne, daughter of the famous… 726 more words

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