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January, 2013

under the snow tree
memories

Western sous la neige

By On January 21, 2013

[Western under the snow] There was the noise our feet made on the ground. There was the darkness. And yet, our world felt like millions of shooting stars were falling around us.… Read More

sunday morning
la pâtisserie

Not just a Sunday afternoon

By On January 13, 2013

I could have turned this into a follow-up of a favourite feature: how to become a pastry chef? – the days off. But I guess you somehow get it. As a chef,… Read More

apple cake
la pâtisserie

But we had us – Un gâteau aux pommes et au cidre, un peu comme une tarte tatin

By On January 7, 2013

[A cider and apple cake, not unlike a tatin tart] There was that night made of champagne, flickering candles, crisps and smoked salmon sandwiches, the last of the foie gras smothered onto… Read More

bonnes fetes
memories

And all the trimmings

By On January 5, 2013

I’ve been trapped into a world made of stainless-steel and ovens going off. A happy – and at times, not so – merry-go-round of services, and gin and tonics. Of course there… Read More