Every household in Paris has a “poussette de marché”. This essential utensil can make or break a family!
I am all geared up for my expedition. But first, i have to extend my New Year wishes to our dear concierge Mme Gomes who decorated the hall with great taste. La conciège is an emblematic figure in our daily life when living in Paris. I suspect ours is the one who inspired the french novelist Muriel Barbery when writing The Elegance of the Hedgehog.
My destination: La Rue Daguerre
Individual “Bûches de Noel”
The “baguette de tradition française” is made from wheat flour, water, yeast, and common salt.The word “baguette” was not used to refer to a type of bread until 1920. Today, there is a distinction between “la baguette” and “la tradition”.
Les fromages are much written about. One must know their menu and their wine in order to harmonize the proper cheese that would go with it.
Foie Gras is a must on French tables on the Saint Sylvester and to my surprise there is no controversy what so ever around the issue.
Tartare de saumon made by your humble servant
“Imminent boarding for Flight 2015, Destination: Happiness! Length of the flight 365 days, luggage allowance: health, prosperity, bliss, and Love.”
I wish you, mes chéris, a very Happy New Year!