Gastronomic countryside excursion

Hidden Gastronomy It’s far from everywhere, a place that requires a car, a map, and a couple of hours to get to from the nearest major airport (my apologies to Carcassonne, but your airport… not so much). It’s in a tiny village called Fontjoncouse, which is in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in the southwest of France. …

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February 2014 Obsessions

This February came to an end. What were my obsessions last month? I start with Kevin KO Olusola’s new song with one of his numerous bands, Tryptiq. This song is currently N°2 in iTunes’ classical chart. I am a huge fan of KO. This month, during my short stay in Hungary, I have been twice …

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Easy homemade Coq au Vin

Coq au vin is a traditional French dish but it is not that easy to find it in restaurants. Ever since I have tasted a delicious and sophisticated coq au vin at Alain Ducasse’s bistrot, Benoit, I have wanted to try it at home. Thanks to my Dayre pal Cowgal, here is the step-by-step recipe …

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