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Torsades au pistou

We’re having another heatwave here in Paris — reminding us that it’s still summer, even though the kids have gone back to school. So here’s one of my favorite summer dishes: spiral pasta with pistou, the French version of pesto. … Continue reading

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This is a recipe for French basil sauce, and it is also a final test to make sure everything is running smoothly on this site following my misadventure with hackers. The story of how and why they got into The … Continue reading

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Dorade au four au pistou

The first question: What exactly is this fish? Dorade, sometimes written daurade in French, has many appelations in English, among them porgy and bream. From a cook’s point of view, it doesn’t much matter – as this recipe works well … Continue reading

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