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Mendiants

Sometimes words beggar translation. I can remember, as a student of French, being taught that gourmet meant someone with a discriminating palate, but gourmand meant a glutton. So you can imagine my confusion when, aged 25, out to dinner in … Continue reading

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Mousse au chocolat

This is a mousse for serious chocolate lovers. Its deeply seductive flavor comes from the combination of high-quality dark chocolate with cognac and whipped crème fraîche. If that sounds too devilish to you, or if you will be making your … Continue reading

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