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Pâtisserie Canet Returns, Supermarket Loyalty Programmes, and the Bookaffé

By Jennifer - Tuesday, January 8, 2013

  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…

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

By Jennifer - Sunday, December 16, 2012

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…

A Proper Cup of Tea

By Jennifer - Sunday, November 25, 2012

There’s no doubt about it, here in the Côte d’Azur we’re smack dab in the centre of the Italian/French coffee belt.  Espresso?  No problem.  Cappuccino or Latte?  Coming right up! … Read more…

Out and a Boot. A 2€ Shop in Discovered in Menton.

By Jennifer - Wednesday, October 31, 2012

As all my friends know, and as you  may have gathered by reading my blogs, I am a big fan of flea markets, jumble sales, coupons and bargains in general.  … Read more…

Truffles at the Food Court

By Jennifer - Thursday, October 11, 2012

After spending the summer in Canada and cocooning for a few days to work on my jet lag, I finally surfaced to have tea and a “catch up” chat with… Read more…

Julia Child, Luck, and Legacies

By Jennifer - Friday, August 31, 2012

Five years ago on a rainy Saturday in May, I went to an estate sale in the west end of Ottawa. After setting aside a few goodies I’d found on… Read more…

On June 28, 1919, Madame Alasia Bought Bread and Milk

By Jennifer - Wednesday, June 27, 2012

On June 28th, 1919, the same day that the Treaty of Versailles was being signed to end the First World War, Madame Catherine Alasia was writing in her Ledger Book… 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…

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…

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