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Celebrate Anzac Day. Make some Anzac Biscuits

By Jennifer - Wednesday, April 25, 2012

  Today is Anzac Day for Australians and New Zealanders so to commemorate the day, it just makes sense that we all bake, share and enjoy Anzac Biscuits. During the… Read more…

Out and A Boot. Worthy Strawberries and Virtuous Crisps

By Jennifer - Monday, April 23, 2012

    Worthy Strawberries Whenever I visit Italian markets in the spring, I hear the vendors loudly flogging huge, cheap,  bright red strawberries.  Step away from the red! If you’re… Read more…

Ariane. The French Apple with its own Ambassador

By Jennifer - Sunday, April 22, 2012

As I do every spring, I start to feel a bit homesick for the “old country,” which in my case is Canada, so I dug around the fruit keeper in… Read more…

Out and a Boot: Two Delicious Discoveries in the Dairy Case

By Jennifer - Tuesday, April 17, 2012

I had a pleasant surprise this weekend at the Casino Supermarché in Port Hercule. While I was poking around the dairy case looking for crème fraiche, I spotted something new: … Read more…

It’s a Nip and Tuck for the Place d’Armes Market

By Jennifer - Friday, April 13, 2012

For years now there’s been a buzz in the Place d’Armes market or Marché de la Condamine as it’s also known,  with everyone speculating if the forthcoming changes will improve… Read more…

Dear Gustia: French Flour Explained

By Jennifer - Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Dear Gustia:  I have cake and cookie recipes from Canada that call for cake flour and I can’t find it here in France. What should I use as a substitute?… Read more…

Pigna Beans from Mr Romano

By Jennifer - Thursday, April 5, 2012

Last year I was delighted when Mr Romano, a specialist in Italian products, set up shop in the Place d’Armes Market amidst the many established French commerçants.   How lucky were… Read more…

Out and a Boot. The Morels are Back!

By Jennifer - Wednesday, April 4, 2012

  When I saw the first of this season’s Morel mushrooms in the Place d’Armes market this morning I zipped right over for a closer look and a chat with… Read more…

Out and a Boot. Spring Veggies, Easter Chocolate and Strawberries.

By Jennifer - Tuesday, April 3, 2012

  Starting this week Romy, one of my favourite vendors in Monaco’s Marché de la Condamine, has petit pois, fava beans, and sweet Mara des Bois strawberries. I arrived at… Read more…

Mixed Citrus and Mandarin Marmalade

By Jennifer - Monday, April 2, 2012

A few weeks ago I scored 10kg of luscious, fragrant, Mentonnaise mandarins from a neighbour of mine.  I was quite pleased with myself.  Then reality set in.  What am I… Read more…

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