September Favorites

Saint Basil's Cathedral by Samantha Lee.

A few of my favorite finds and reads for September:

~ Lots of new cafés opening in Paris this fall.

~ Plant foods and just how much protein they contain.

~ Dishwasher cooking: faddish or clever?

~ A blog devoted to Quebec French + illustrated expressions.

~ Caitlin Moran‘s letter of posthumous advice to her daughter, originally published in The Times.

~ Vintage French medical posters.

~ Samantha Lee’s shockingly cute edible scenes.

~ Making flax seed mayonnaise and turmeric tea.

~ My friend Kristen Beddard is The Kale Crusader.

~ Six tips to tidy up your pantry.

~ How a short fast can help you beat jetlag.

~ David Jaggard on what it’s like to be an American in Paris.

~ Dan Barber on the perils of farm-to-table cooking.

~ National flags, made edible.

~ Twelve types of procrastinators. Which one(s!) are you?

  • Love these articles, thanks for sharing! Do you know if the Boulevard Raspail market is the only place to find kale in Paris? I’ve been looking for it for ages…

  • Liz Thomas

    I have just read the article about turmeric tea with HUGE interest. I am currently in absolute agony with neck pain and it’s really affecting my sleep so it’s causing a lot of spin off problems too. I am going to try this so thank you so much for the link.

    BTW, leaving Macau in two weeks time to relocate our base to our house in France near Beaulieu sur Dordogne (not far from Brieve la Galliard). Who knows, we might be able to meet in the not so distant future.

    Congrats on your 10th birthday!


    • Very sorry to hear about your neck pain, Liz, fingers crossed that Heidi’s tea provides some relief! And best of luck with the move, I’m sure it will be an adjustment, but it will be lovely to meet sometime.

  • Laura

    The Quebec site is great! Thanks for finding it. I could have used that a few months ago.

    • Thanks, I’m glad you enjoyed it!

  • Congrats on the 10th. I think this is wonderful. I have only been at this a short while, but I hope to be here in 10.

  • Liz Thomas

    The apple peels sound wonderful. What temperature did you roast them at?


    • I think it was 150°C (300°F). Let me know if you try it!

  • If you like the medical posters, you will love the collection at the Bibliothèque Fornay.

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