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Dreaming Of Paris...

Posted on Aug 04,2020 by JanSmi

Five minutes in Paris and I feel that I have been transformed into a Parisienne. The bustle, the beautiful women rushing by in their pencil skirts with high heels clacking. I’m dreaming of sitting in a café, drinking a citron presse, listening to the romantic French language, and watching lovers stare into one another’s eyes. { read more }

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Planning The Future With The Past

Posted on Aug 03,2020 by JanSmi

Many people inherit family recipes, but Muriel and Olivier Madeline inherited some with a difference. They were for a range of the most famous perfumes of les années folles - that is, the Roarin’ 20s, - perfumes that had been created by their great-grandmother, Germaine Duval { read more }

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Paris Cracks Open

Posted on Aug 03,2020 by JanSmi

It’s official: Paris is cracking open piece by piece. Or as the French government says, deconfinement is here. { read more }

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Twilight In The City Of Lights

Posted on Aug 03,2020 by JanSmi

Quiet, oh so quiet. Paris, without its honking horns, without its clinking glasses, without its boisterous conversations. Paris without its audience. { read more }

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Mulled Wine - Vin Chaud

Posted on Nov 29,2019 by JanSmi

Mulled wine is something we serve at our own annual holiday party in Toronto (and now, in Nérac, France, where we host neighbours and friends too) and over the years, we’ve perfected our recipe. { read more }

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Spéculoos cookies

Posted on Aug 26,2019 by JanSmi

If you’ve ever had coffee in France, you’ll be familiar with these cookies. Spéculoos are a Dutch and Belgian specialty, but you’ll find them nestled on your saucer with your coffee in most restaurants and cafés { read more }

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