In her first book, Bard tracks their relationship through meals — the pasta Gwendal made after they first made love, the sausage over which he proclaimed his love, the poached cod served when she met his parents and the smelly cheese at their wedding. She includes recipes at the end of each chapter for those wanting to cook up a little romance of their own.
In France, the second day of February is a religious day and celebrated like Candlemas. La Chandeleur is also day for predicting the future similar to Groundhog Day in the United States. However, it is not a furry critter that foresees your fortune – it’s a crêpe!
You can still eat very well in France, as you did 20 years ago. The problem is that almost everywhere you eat in France, it could still be 20 years ago. Nothing has changed.
Decline of French cuisine caused by stagnation according to the new book “Au Revoir to All That: Food, Wine, and the End of France.” Buy the book on Amazon!