Poulet Vallée d’Auge – Chicken with Calvados, Cider, and Apples

My son, Joe, is visiting from the U.S., spending  more time here than usual as he writes his senior thesis.  I’m enjoying watching him work, our conversations roiling around the vagaries of writing and inspiration, the beauty of fine sentences that all too often end up on the cutting room floor, born as they can […]

Fall Classes On Rue Tatin

Summer is finally here, hot, sunny, breezy, perfect.  I love it but to be honest,  I’m thinking about autumn. Classes will be so much fun this fall, and I want to give you a little preview. You already know some of the cast and characters of my life from reading my books. This fall you’ll meet many of them. […]

Some Tour Highlights

Books flew off the signing table at Bastille as guests (and author) enjoyed a lovely kir, then segued into Mushrooms with Chorizo from In a French Kitchen, and a beautiful meal prepared by chefs Christophe and Michelle Poteaux.  Everyone who attended was so happy, so filled with questions, so delighted with the moment!  A delicious […]