Tag Archives: Sawadee

Some sunny summer Sunday joys

We’ve been enjoying wonderful summer weather for the past while, and today’s weather is no exception. It’s hot and sunny, but not too humid. And since Sunday should be a day of enjoyment, here are a few things we’re currently … Continue reading

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Our last Thai meal — for the year, that is

This is becoming an annual event — my wife Jan and I enjoy a delicious meal in early December at Sawadee, the Thai restaurant in nearby Cénac, and then I write a blog posting about the last such meal of … Continue reading

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Our final Thai meal (of 2015)

Yesterday was a touch bittersweet, at least on the culinary front. My wife Jan and I enjoyed another delicious Sunday lunch at Sawadee, the Thai restaurant in Cénac, but we did so knowing that it would be our last Thai meal … Continue reading

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How French can you get?

Yesterday afternoon I had a medical appointment in Toulouse and — afraid that we would be late and miss the last train back home to Daglan — my wife Jan and I had taken along an overnight bag. Good thing. … Continue reading

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Thai for a change

Much as we love French food, sometimes we get a craving for something different. At home, my wife Jan often makes Indian and Chinese food, and I enjoy cooking Italian dishes. But now we have a Thai alternative, in the … Continue reading

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Chinese dinner in Paris — Dim sum? No, a dim star

The prime reason  for our recent weekend trip to Paris (which I began describing in yesterday’s posting) was to see our great friends Alix and Larry on Sunday, before they headed off on a follow-the-Tour-de-France adventure. But my wife Jan … Continue reading

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