Tag Archives: Paris

Smoked Cauliflower Soup

There are some meals that just linger in the memory. One such I ate in Paris a couple of years ago with a friend. We’d booked ourselves into Les Papilles on Rue Gay-Lussac. It operates a single menu. You get … Continue reading

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Romance; a 21st Century WMD?

I was wandering around by myself in Paris a few weeks ago when I chanced upon a Chinese couple having their picture taken on the bridge (the Pont de la Tournelle) that links the Ile Saint-Louis with the Left Bank. … Continue reading

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Creativity and Catharsis

It’s been a week of catharsis, a time when the pieces slip out of place and have to be put together again. The wonder of such times is that they never go back together quite as they came apart. One … Continue reading

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The Bread of Nations. Our Daily Bread – Episode 4

Welcome to thirteen and a half minutes of pure self indulgence.  Don’t get me wrong.  So much came out of my travels around Europe that there’s hardly room to draw breath.  Nope, it’s just that it simply doesn’t count as … Continue reading

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Le Maître Boulanger

Late last month I caught the Eurostar to Paris to interview Professor Steve Kaplan.  The memorable morning we spent wandering around the city deserves a post of its own.  Watch this space. However before I left the city Steve insisted … Continue reading

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