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Lunch

Other than lunching in the style of Le déjeuner sur l’herbe (1863) by Édouard Manet (1832-1883), how else might the midday meal be taken?  A greenhouse-like room would be an interesting place to have lunch, [...]

Château XYZ

Château Tour Saint-Pierre was renamed Château Lapin d’Or.  Château Larteau was renamed Château Lapin Impérial.  Château Senilhac was renamed Château Antilope Tibétaine.  Château Clos Bel-Air was renamed Château Grande Antilope.  These wine estates in the [...]

« Madame, répliqua Florine, je mange des astrologues, des musiciens et des médecins. »

Extrait du conte « L’Oiseau bleu » (1697), Madame d’Aulnoy (1650-1705):   [...]  « Quoi !  Ce barbare est devenu sourd à ma voix ? disoit-elle.  Il n’entend plus sa chère Florine !  Ah ! [...]

Nougat

The year is 1701.  The dukes of Bourgogne and of Berry are passing through Montélimar, France.  What would be something representative of Montélimar to give them?  Nougat — a sweet made of egg whites, roasted nuts, [...]

Luxe

“Le luxe est le pain de ceux qui vivent de brioche.” — André Saurès (1868-1948), Voici l’homme (1906)   Marie-Antoinette (1755-1793) might not have actually said “Qu'ils mangent de la brioche” during the French Revolution, [...]