Results tagged l’appart from David Lebovitz

I’ve always had an affinity for whole grains. I use all-purpose flour frequently in baking, but I like the hearty taste of whole-grains, such as whole-wheat flour in croissants and polenta in crisp topping, in spite of regular surveillance by the authenticity police. My argument back is that most things, like croissants and baguettes, were likely made with flour that was closer to whole grain…

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  December I’ll be heading by train to Boston (yay – no airports!), for an appearance at Milk Street cooking school with Chris Kimball. That event is sold-out but there’s an open-to-all event at Flour Bakery + Café in Cambridge on December 13th with owner/baker Joanne Chang. If you plan to come, please RSVP so they know how many people to expect. On December 19th at 7pm,…

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To celebrate the release of L’appart, and as a Thanksgiving week treat, Le Creuset is giving away a five-piece Signature set in Flame (my favorite color!) to a lucky reader. This Signature set includes a 5.5-quart Dutch oven and a 1 3/4-quart saucepan with lids, plus a 9-inch skillet. [UPDATE: The giveaway has ended. Thanks to those who participated and the winner will be contacted by…

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Life throws you a lot of curveballs. I used to say (and still do), “If you want to be comfortable, stay home.” And that’s where I wanted to be when I decided to buy an apartment in Paris. Long-time readers will probably remember the posts about the process, as I searched like a madman for a vintage factory lamp for my kitchen, as we drove…

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My new book, L’appart, is out! I wrote a post with the backstory behind the book. (Spoiler: It’s a comedy of errors – mostly mine, with recipes), but here’s a list of book signings and related events that are coming up: Most were listed on my Schedule page, as well as on my Facebook page, and some of the ticketed events sold-out quickly. However, in…

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Maybe I’ve been looking at too many appliances lately for my new kitchen, trying to decide on the just right one. But during my search, I’m trying to figure out what the difference between a “French-door” refrigerator and a réfrigérateur américain is… French Américain Read more about my kitchen renovation here…  

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Well, I did it. After nearly ten years of living in Paris, I am finally going to have a place that I can call my own. After dipping my feet in, and checking apartments from time-to-time, I decided that it was time I went ahead and did it. So I bought my own apartment. Hunting for an apartment in Paris is quite an adventure; there’s…

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