Tag Archives: Franche-Comté
Lunch on a rainy Sunday afternoon

Comfort Food – Endive Gratin

Because I love comfort food and because I love Jamie’s blog, here’s a post from January 2012 that combines both these things. I made this for dinner last night, again to rave reviews from my husband. Seriously, who can say no to melted cheese? And since the weather on the Côte d’Azur is still a […]

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Lunch on a rainy Sunday afternoon

Comfort Food – Endive Gratin

One of the things blogging gives me is the opportunity to meet other bloggers, be it in person or via their blogs.  One of my favourite bloggers is Jamie at Life’s A Feast.  Perhaps it was the title of her blog that grabbed my attention — yes, life is to be enjoyed and shared and […]

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Three places in three nights, a Christmas market, and counting down to Christmas

I called it a crazy road trip.  After all, we’re talking 3 stops in one weekend.  How often does that happen? First stop:  Coustellet (Thursday night). Things should feel like they’re winding down for the end of the year.  They should feel that way but they don’t…at least, not yet.  For D and me, it […]

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Planning a dinner in Franche-Comté

France is known for its culinary treasures.  Having recently been placed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list (read here), it’s little wonder that cooking for French friends/family can be a daunting task.  Paul Bocuse may talk about quenelles or how to make chou pastry…  But what if you’re making dinner for your Franche-Comté relatives? What do […]

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“Comtois, surrender!”

A little history                    Sites to see                    Famous Franc-Comtois I’m not even going to start at the beginning because neither you nor I have that much time on our hands.  Suffice it to say that the region of Franche-Comté has a long history.  This is France after all and the old girl, with all her beautiful parts, is getting […]

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France, Germany, and the Holy Grêle

Since meeting D I’ve learned a lot about France and the French.  Understandable.  The best part of this learning is that I also get to visit the towns, cities, departments, and regions.  Of specific interest to me are the following two regions of France:  Alsace and Franche-Comté.  (Of course, the foods of both regions interest […]

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