RENT ON RUE TATIN (AND A RECIPE)

  Rent On Rue Tatin – your new French country home! Another lovely group has just left On Rue Tatin with misty eyes as they recounted their adventures and said goodbye to the house and the garden.  They cooked, they visited, they grilled…it’s been an unseasonably warm and sunny time, and they took great advantage […]

A Farmers Market Picnic

Lauren picnic

To market, to market…there’s nothing like a local farmers market to feed the soul and the stomach! It’s a privilege I never take for granted and I love to share it. In fact, one of my favorite cooking class days is our early morning trip to the market. I say early because instead of beginning […]

Making Pita in the hills above Sarajevo

A personal dream came true today as I watched Zijada, a Bosniak cook at the mountain chalet Ruralna Kuca, make and roll out the paper-thin dough that makes a Bosnian  pita, or pie, so very special. The dough isn’t like any sort of French pastry.  There is no fat in it, except the sunflower oil […]