April 26, 2016

My Favorite Spring Flower

When I observe the dance of the tulips and daffodils, something stirs within me. My recent trip to a flower …

April 8, 2012

Spring Is Here

Springtime was always the natural start of the year, which explains why in French it’s called printemps, the first time, …

April 1, 2010

Spring into Style

Plus ça change plus c’est la même chose Rereading my notes from last year, not much has changed or maybe …

Red Cabbage Salad

Perfect for spring detox...cuisine quick and “minceur” par excellence. Like beets, red cabbage is a fabulous antioxydant with anthocyanin.

Strawberry Smoothie

With the heavy rain all over France this year, most fruits tend to be watery and make us nostalgic for …

Dandelion Salad

One of the more startling cultural divides between Americans and the French (and Italians, for that matter) remains their respective …

Rhubarb-Strawberry Compote

Another simple, traditional recipe from childhood that has become the stuff of exquisite moments. The aroma of fresh fruit, so …

Brown Rice With Peas

We grew peas in our garden, and so they were another spring treat by which I was spoiled rotten. I …

Saint-Jacques Tartines

Marraine Alice, my godmother, was one of those stereotypical French women: thin, chic, with a great sense of style in …