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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

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

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Note #2 – On heart-shaped dreams

By On October 27, 2012

“I am just a dreamer, and but you are such just a dream.” — Neil Young That moment when I’m going all tumblr-ish on you. Yes, it’s time for it. PS. And… Read More

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memories

Le premier jour du reste de ta vie

By On October 26, 2012

[The first day of the rest of your life] Today, I tied my hair into a ponytail. And slipped my bare feet into furry boots. Up there I could barely see. I… Read More

pano london
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She fell in love with… #6

By On October 19, 2012

London, September 2012 You should see the skyline today. Nothing like it and yet, I haven’t found anything better than clouds blanketing everything around us. Not unlike closing your eyes to the… Read More

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memories

Bonjour octobre

By On October 18, 2012

[Hello October] Some may wonder what the point is really, to say hello when it’s almost time for goodbyes. Well, let me tell you a story. Or more accurately the end of… Read More

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Things that #2… make me long for autumn

By On September 24, 2012

The sound of wind through the trees. And of leaves under our boots too. The hidden world behind puddles. Knowing that Christmas is just around. Because, really, the best thing about Christmas… Read More

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Bonjour septembre

By On September 21, 2012

[Hello September] I’ve been falling asleep to bigger-than-life fairy-lights; of the skyscraper kind. I’ve been talking too loud. And I’ve French-kissed, at times with a reason, most of the time without. I’ve… Read More

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memories

Le vent

By On August 26, 2012

This is the gif I told you about. Wind as a token of my love for colder days. Days made of rain pouring down the windows. And a roaring sky. Oh and… Read More

gnocchi
la cuisine

On days, like a merry-go-round – Butter pan-fried gnocchi with ketchup

By On August 20, 2012

Some days are ok. Others are grand. I remember that day when we felt like we owned the world. Kissing at every street corner and not even noticing the happy dance snowflakes… Read More

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memories

Things that #1… I could fall asleep to

By On July 14, 2012

The sound of his voice in my head. And his hands tickling the back of my neck. The lullaby of raindrops crashing on the ground. The purr of a washing machine. Or… Read More

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memories

Bonjour juillet

By On July 13, 2012

[Hello July] It’s raining. And somehow, we’re once again having winter in July. It seems to be a standard these days. And really, I could just write a letter to July. Not… Read More

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Dans le jardin

By On June 25, 2012

[In the garden #1] We picked radishes. A big fat handful of them. We cleaned them under running water and kept the leaves for a soup. We ate two strawberries straight from… Read More

lucky
memories

“Busy”, for ever and more

By On June 10, 2012

Trying to finish the book keeps me busy. But I have the feeling, someone – not to name anyone, Lukie – is going to keep me even busier. She/he’s the tiniest thing… Read More

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memories

PS. Guess who’s back?

By On June 7, 2012

The reinette seems to like Anna-Sarah’s potager a little too much. She found it in the fennels today and to be honest, we couldn’t be happier. My days are like no other… Read More

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memories

Une reinette

By On June 6, 2012

[A tree frog] At times, the tiniest things can make our day. Puces des sables [sand fleas] jumping from one castle to another. Clouds made of clay (at Anna-Sarah’s shop where I’m… Read More

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Bonjour juin

By On June 1, 2012

[Hello June] May has been a little crazy. Of the runs in the park slash flight to France slash rosé et mauresque with Anna-Sarah (every single night) slash book writing slash turning… Read More

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La boîte à recettes et autres petites histoires

By On May 30, 2012

[The recipe box and other little stories] 1. A feature I’d been wanting to do for ever: a recipe box on the front page of the blog. You can access it by… Read More