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Destined for Greatness

At our annual Sunday-after-Thanksgiving brunch, my neighbor described a sub-standard canelé he recently had.  It was chewy! he said. And short! His indignation would have been funny if not for being so sincere. 1,339 more words

Wine & Cheese Tasting At les amis du Fromage

If you haven’t stopped in at les amis du FROMAGE on 843 East Hastings, you are missing out. If you love cheese or want to learn more about cheese, this is the place to go. 230 more words

East Vancouver

Thursday, July 14, 2016 – Bastille Day! Vive la France!

Thursday, July 14, 2016 – Bastille Day! Vive la France!

Whatever you say, don’t call it Bastille Day. That’s a British term – the French call it the much more poetic ‘la fête du 14-Juillet’, or simply ‘la fête nationale’. 182 more words

Education

The Accidental Francophile

When we have time for TV we like to pile on the couch with garlic popcorn and the dog and watch the cooking competitions.

It’s not how you start, our favorite chef is fond of saying, and we finish right along with him, … 1,291 more words

Canelés