La Bise: The Secret to French Air Kissing

La Bise: The Secret to French Air Kissing

The famous French term “La Bise,” pronounced “la beez” is defined as an exchange of air kisses on each cheek. This greeting may be practiced on each side of the cheek, one or two times, and sometimes as many as four times per cheek, depending on where you live in...
It’s Lavender Blooming Season

It’s Lavender Blooming Season

Lavender, the “blue gold” of Provence! Did you know that from the end of June to the end of August, the summer months of Provence are the best time to experience the world of lavender? The fields are in full bloom starting in June and the air is perfumed as the hot...
LET IT BE SIMPLE! Citrus popovers

LET IT BE SIMPLE! Citrus popovers

Popovers are the simplest breads to make. They don’t require kneading and they don’t necessitate a long rising period. Moreover, their ingredients are so common that you probably have them on hand at all times in your fridge and your pantry. They can be eaten for...
January is for Soups

January is for Soups

…And all kinds of other sweet vegetables. What is January without a piping hot roasted butternut squash soup? First, its color is gorgeous, and the smell, ah the smell! This soup is sweet without any added sugar and creamy without any added cream. It is like...

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