New Cheeses, Fall Wine and A Salad

The beginning of September brings to mind the darkening of evenings, heartier foods, and back to school. When I was studying in France this time of year, I would begin to notice mushrooms, chestnuts, and root vegetable veloutés creeping back onto bistro menus. The...

French Specialties, New Salamis Arrive

It’s like Christmas around here when a pallet of new products arrive!    A load of French shelf groceries arrived this week, replenishing and augmenting many favorites, such as Rougie canned duck leg confit, Provençal olives, and tinned fish.  We now have Bonne...