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Salade Saint Severin

I’ve just spent two fabulous weeks based in Saint Severin southern France – this delicious green salad with a walnut oil and Roquefort cheese dressing became our daily go-to dinner starter and is named in its honour.   422 more words


The title Jayne Mansfield turned down

Today’s fascinating. but utterly useless, food fact –

On 19 April 1933 Jayne Mansfield was born. American beauty contest winner, stage and screen actress. Supposedly the only title she ever turned down was ‘Miss Roquefort Cheese,’ because she believed it “just didn’t sound right.” 



Roquefort cheese, made from sheep milk originated in South of France. The cheesemakers extract a particular mold Penicillium roqueforti, by leaving bread in the natural caves of Roquefort-sur-Soulon for close to two months until the time it is consumed by the mold. 8 more words

My Salad Days

…My salad days, / When I was green in judgment, cold in blood…

A salad girl makes salads. She prepares vegetables, makes dressings and works opposite the appetizer woman in a busy restaurant in Thendara, N.Y. 767 more words