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A Canadian Vegetarian Foodie moves to Monaco, eats, cooks, bakes, and shares it with you. More Info

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Green Things Soup

March 31, 2013 by Jennifer

  Like the name says, this soup is green! I make this soup all the time and I’ve shared the recipe so many times with satisfied friends that I’ve lost… Read more…

Categories: Soup

Menton’s Quirky Central Park Coffee

March 31, 2013 by Jennifer

I have a confession to make.  I’ve never seen the TV programme, Friends until today when, strictly for the purpose of writing this post, I watched the episode where Lisa… Read more…

Categories: France, Out and a Boot, Places

Madeleine with Cornmeal, Olive Oil and Lemon

February 26, 2013 by Jennifer

I don’t know about you, but this cold, wet, snowy weather of late is freaking me out a bit. In the last century when I first landed on Monaco’s shores,… Read more…

Categories: Cakes, Cookies

Bio Boom in Beausoleil

February 19, 2013 by Jennifer

  It seems the Municipal Market in Beausoleil and the Monte Carlo market near it, has become quite the hot spot for healthy eating of late.   LB Bio, Le Potager… Read more…

Categories: France, Markets, Monaco

Goodbye Dragon, Hello Snake

February 10, 2013 by Jennifer

Having just returned from Hong Kong, you’d never have guessed the year of the snake was on its way unless you were really looking for snakes. Last year was the… Read more…

Categories: Hong Kong

A Playground Called Hong Kong

January 29, 2013 by Jennifer

I think Hong Kong is a wondrous and inspiring place.  In my opinion, it makes New York and even Tokyo seem laid back by comparison. From the minute we arrive… Read more…

Categories: Hong Kong

Pâtisserie Canet Returns, Supermarket Loyalty Programmes, and the Bookaffé

January 8, 2013 by Jennifer

  Pâtisserie Gérald Canet Do you remember the Pâtisserie Canet clinging to the Monaco border on Avenue du Maréchal Foch near the market in Beausoliel?  After over 50 years in… Read more…

Categories: Finds, Italy, Out and a Boot, Places

Out and a Boot. A Good Dinde is Hard to Find

December 21, 2012 by Jennifer

Being a vegetarian, out of habit I scoot by the butcher shops in most covered markets without a second look.  It’s not that I’m squeamish about seeing meat, I’m not,… Read more…

Categories: France, Out and a Boot

Out and a Boot. A Basque Welcome, Belgian Chocolate, Japanese Goodies

December 19, 2012 by Jennifer

I must say, after the Mairie de Monaco revitalized the covered market in Place d’Armes, the place has come alive again like nobody’s business. If you remember back to the… Read more…

Categories: Markets, Monaco, Out and a Boot

Ho Ho Ho in Monaco. Eight Thoughtful, Affordable Gift Ideas

December 16, 2012 by Jennifer

Well, ’tis the season!  If you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet or you’re stumped, or both, these suggestions may help especially if you have a foodie to buy for. … Read more…

Categories: Finds, Monaco