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Back to “real” food — if only for a weekend

Just in case you’ve lost track, I had spinal surgery on Monday, April 14 at an exceptional clinic in Toulouse, and was then transferred by ambulance to another exceptional clinic in the tiny village of Montfaucon on Wednesday, April 30, … Continue reading

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A Christmas feast in France

Seven people. Seven courses. Seven and a half hours. That’s a quick summary of the Christmas Day lunch we enjoyed in a large and beautiful stone-walled home that friends are restoring, upgrading and updating on a hillside in the hamlet … Continue reading

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The veal deal

There are two types of meat that my wife Jan and I enjoy more in France than we did in Canada — veal and pork. That’s because in France, veal and pork actually taste like something meaty, rather than a … Continue reading

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