Category Archives: Recipes

Writing and Ratatouille

My first written language was French, and like children in écôles everywhere, I learned at the age of five to do joined-up writing, as the Brits would say, or cursive as the Americans call it. When I started  second grade … Continue reading

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Taking the pistou

We are fortunate to have had numerous guests over the seven summers de Nîmes, although this year only the Rock and Asp Idistra have joined us. Soupe au pistou, a Provençal classic, has become the traditional meal to welcome new … Continue reading

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