Posts tagged: l’art de la table

“Une soiree extraordinaire” @ Limoges

The ghost of the Domaine de la Dame de la Lauriere would have enjoyed this evening’s soiree around the dining room table in the house she once inhabited. That was around 1793 at the time of France’s revolution and la Dame was to be beheaded, but she outwitted the executioners and married a “metayer’’, ‘the […]

A class act @ Le Cordon Bleu Paris

Voila ! Today unfolds as an extraordinary entree to France’s exotic cuisine culture as I watch Le Cordon Bleu chef Philippe Clergue  teach advanced students in Paris. I had to earn my place in his esteemed two and a half hour lecture by delivering my own small speech on the evolution of food culture in […]