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Un/Une Gastronome

I just finished reading The Perfect Meal: In Search of the Lost Tastes of France, by John Baxter. Baxter’s an Australian writer who has made his home in Paris for twenty-five years. His book was inspired by one of the … Continue reading

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À chacun son goût

Recently, UNESCO accepted the “French gastronomic meal” as a “world intangible treasure” because it is something special, deserving of recognition. The decision created controversy for several reasons. A French meal varies as widely as the people of France do. As today’s saying, … Continue reading

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