Cuisine & Traditions

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28 03, 2024

Please Keep your Hands in my Food: Why this butter made people mad

By |2024-03-28T12:06:16+11:00Mar 28, 2024|0 Comments

I had never heard of Beurre Bordier, but I soon discovered that was almost like never having heard of Ben & Jerry’s — it was the butter, renowned both in France and around the world, a gem, but hardly a hidden one.

14 12, 2023

How to add Joie de Vivre to your Holidays: Provencal tradition, 13 desserts & nativity scenes

By |2023-12-20T14:58:25+11:00Dec 14, 2023|0 Comments

The 13 desserts Provencal tradition is steeped in religious symbolism. These desserts, really small bites, are placed at the table on Christmas Eve & remain there for three days so guests have a chance to sample them.

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