Jour de Noël

Jour de Noël. Dehors une fine neige tombe. Elle est enfin arrivée. On l’espérait. Un Noël sans neige, ce n’est pas vraiment un Noël. Peu à peu, elle couvre le sol de sa blancheur. Dans un coin de la pièce, le sapin, qui vient d’être cueilli, semble trop grand pour la pièce. Et il est…

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The Day I Met Christine Ferber, the “Jam Fairy”

One Word: Memorable. If you haven’t heard of Christine Ferber, just google her name and you’ll quickly realize that she is a queen… the “French queen of jam making” or the “Jam Fairy” as her friends call her! She was even featured by the New York Times in this fascinating article “From Alsace, Sweet Love…

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Road Trip to the Origins of Camembert

A misty morning in Normandy. Green pastures and Normandy black and white cows grazing. To my surprise, the GPS is taking me on a country road which is so narrow that I am not sure what happens if a car comes in the other direction! The landscape is simply magical and my only regret is…

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