A New Favorite Salad

Here’s another winner I had to share. It’s from Madhur Jaffrey’s “World Vegetarian.” We’ve made about 30% of the recipes in the book, and I have yet to find any real bombs. Some need a little tweaking, but that’s true for just...

d’Orsay can you say?

Last week we had the chance to visit the musée D’Orsay. I’ve been musing on one of our interactions with a French family ever since. A father with three children came up to us because we were obviously visitors and asked if he could speak with us for a...

Indecent in Paris

It’s sort of strange that a family comprised of all atheists finds its way to places like Notre Dame and the Sacre Coeur Basilica. We made it to Notre Dame the first day we were in Paris. The line to get in extended out across the plaza in front of the cathedral...

Soldes!

As soon as we got off the plane, we hit the tourisme office to purchase Metro passes. The lady who helped us seemed very excited that we had arrived in time for “The Sales.” This was pronounced with a capital sounding name, and, when we asked what she...