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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Flawless Mellerio

Greetings! When in Paris, I hardly ever NOT go to Place Vendôme, considered the most luxurious square in the world : it is an octagonal square in the 1st arrondissement of Paris located between Opéra and the Tuileries. Fun historical fact : Place Vendôme’s shape was artificially built by Jules Hardouin-Mansart who erected pedimented screens. …

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