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Sunday Photo – Hot Chocolate

Here it is, the last Sunday of the year and this will be my last installment of my series of “Sunday Photos.” It is a testament to how quickly 2013 has passed as it was taken almost one year ago […]

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Culinary Pilgrimages: Part 7 – Lovely Lyon

Our timing for the drive to the train station was good. With a 12 noon train, we missed the rush hour traffic and made it to Brussels with plenty of time to find the Car Rental return and get our […]

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Mast Brothers – A Chocolate Maker Grows in Brooklyn

Neither Rick nor Michael Mast had been chocolate makers before they started their Mast Brothers chocolate business. Rick had been chef and Michael a film-maker when they identified a niche for high quality, artisanal chocolate amongst all the other new […]

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Sunday Photo – Happy Easter!

This photo was taken earlier this year at Bernachon in Lyon, France. It is of molds used to make chocolate chicks for Easter. The chocolates at Bernachon, are, in my opinion, as good as it gets. Hope your Easter is […]

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Dinner with Friends – Alex and Aki Come to Visit

TV shows like Iron Chef America, Top Chef and Chopped all riff on a theme of spontaneous cooking to varying degrees. Iron Chef America specifies a specific ingredient that must be showcased, Top Chef offers surprise scenarios that must […]

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Lyon is for Lovers: Chocolate Heaven

 
Valentine’s Day is a day that celebrates love, both of the romantic kind as well as the Platonic. The holiday has a few specific icons associated with it including Cupid, red roses and not least amongst them, chocolate. I […]

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Missed Opportunities

One simply can not do everything. Though I try to do as much as I can, especially when on a culinary oriented trip, it is simply impossible to do it all. I had two great opportunities that I had to […]

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