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Those Brittany boys….

“White and purple !!” I exclaimed, truly shocked. “Where do these sea urchins from?” “Brittany.” Replied Colette “I’ve never seen anything like these !” “Neither have I.” She admitted, almost as shocked as I was by her own remark. If Colette has … Continue reading

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Colette and the sea urchins

No one picks out sea urchins like Colette. She’s got it down to an art. Picking them up delicately and with the slightest shake of the wrist, she weighs each one in her knowing hand. Oui, là, ils sont bien … Continue reading

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corner rue lepic and rue des abbesses montmartre

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The secret to Risotto

Yesterday, when I stopped in to my favorite Italian delicatessen shop – La Bottega di Piacenza, on rue des Abbesses- I noticed that they were selling theme cook books (risotto, pasta, pizza etc). I thought ‘this is new and a … Continue reading

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