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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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The Marché Paysan in Montpellier

December 2, 2012 by Jennifer

I loved our approach to the Sunday Marché Paysan in Montpellier.  It was a wide boulevard for both pedestrians and cyclists and it was flanked by tall, young Plane trees… Read more…

Categories: France, Markets

A Proper Cup of Tea

November 25, 2012 by Jennifer

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.

October 31, 2012 by Jennifer

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…

Categories: Finds, Out and a Boot

Truffles at the Food Court

October 11, 2012 by Jennifer

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…

Categories: Finds, Markets, Monaco

Toronto’s St Lawrence Market. The South Side

October 1, 2012 by Jennifer

      When I visited Toronto back in May, I popped in to the St Lawrence Market in Toronto this summer on a weekday which was all well and… Read more…

Categories: Canada, Markets, Places

Enjoying a Rainy Day Market in Canada

September 30, 2012 by Jennifer

  When I tell people that I love rainy weather, they look at me, puzzled. They don’t usually ask me why, they just say, “oh” like I was a bit… Read more…

Categories: Canada, Markets

Beauty and the Beast. Chocolate Truffles on Artichoke Leaves

September 1, 2012 by Jennifer

All summer I’ve been enjoying bars of unique, sensuous, and completely addictive Hummingbird Chocolate and I always pick up a few bars from Drew and the mysterious Erica on Sundays… Read more…

Categories: Canada, Desserts

Julia Child, Luck, and Legacies

August 31, 2012 by Jennifer

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…

Categories: Finds

The End is Nigh. Time for Dinner.

August 1, 2012 by Jennifer

Around the dinner table the other day, in the lull between the appetizer and the main course, the subject of the recent drought here in Canada came up.  After that,… Read more…

Categories: Hong Kong, Places

New York’s Union Square Greenmarket

August 1, 2012 by Jennifer

With beautiful, classic skyscrapers surrounding us, I had an inspiring visit to New York’s Union Square Greenmarket last Saturday.  Despite the steamy 94°F weather, the crowds were thick, curious, and… Read more…

Categories: Markets, Places