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The Other Tour de France

The Other Tour de France?  What the heck is DA BG on about? Everybody know there’s only  ONE  Tour de France – Right?  Absolutely sports fans. But there is another cycling event each year not quite as famous. At least Worldwide. But here in the land of  Wine, Cheese, and Government Ministers with Swiss bank […]

1May2013 | | 22 comments | Continued
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French Cuisine – Bio?

While French Cuisine has always been fresh, (it’s major “secret”), and is often “organic”, nowadays it as ascended to “bio.” Short for “biodynamic.” As in grown according to biodynamic methods So what exactly, you  may well ask, are ‘biodynamic methods? And how do they differ from “organic methods?” To paraphrase a famous  line from Groucho […]

31Mar2011 | | 8 comments | Continued
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Fathers of French Cuisine – Escoffier

Unlike his predecessors, Auguste Escoffier cooked for the public. Not privately for royalty and high society as was the case for Antoine Careme. And to a lesser extent La Varenne. But building on the foundations that La Varenne and Careme established, Escoffier donated the final refinements to French Cuisine as we know it today. Escoffier’s […]

17Nov2010 | | 17 comments | Continued