Boursin Made at Home

For those of you that know me, I would be considered Gluttony of the seven sins, and my own particular weakness is cheese (and candy, but we’re just talking about cheese today). So it may come as a surprise that the humble Boursin is something I had never tried before  Paris. Sadly it was just […]

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(French) Onion Soup

I have to put the brackets around (French) when discussing French Onion Soup because if you’ve ever been to France you know that it’s just ‘Onion Soup’ there. Or if you’re Marla who has been 6 times at least, you request ‘French Onion Soup’ anyway, then look all embarrassed when the waiter stares at you like […]

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Mini Croque Monsieur

My first ever foray into the land of Croque Monsieur was years ago, in Monaco of all places. I was traveling around France with my then-boyfriend and we took the train for a day trip from nearby Villefranche-Sur-Mer. After watching the Changing of the Guards – or Carabiniers du Prince – at Palais du Prince, […]

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