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Cake Decorating with Geraniums

Cake Decorating with Geraniums

A Genoise Cake…and Decorating with Geraniums Don’t do what I did! Okay, I love Geraniums, who doesn’t? So when I saw the pretty geranium petals mentioned and used in the Tartine* book, I was inspired. Also, yesterday I asked Elisabeth Prueitt (author) where to find […]

Food in the Louvre, Book Review

Food in the Louvre, Book Review

‘Food in the Louvre’ and other thoughts on food in art…. Food in the Louvre, by Paul Bocuse and Yves Pinard is a collection of food-related art that resides at The Louvre. I purchased this book because I love art, I love the Louvre, and […]

French Lessons

French Lessons

French Lessons I have a confession to make. I’m a Francophile. It started when my friend Kathy and I shared a crush on our 9th grade French teacher. His name was Monsieur Leiggs, and he had smooth blonde hair that swept across his forehead with […]