Tag Archives: French
Posted on 17. Feb, 2010 by Jon Bird.
Tweet Think “charity store” and you conjure up a small, overstocked, slightly dusty shop full of clothes and knick knacks of sometimes questionable taste, staffed by well-meaning volunteers with blue-rinse hairdos. Yes, sometimes you can pick up something really special, but you’ve got to search through a lot of haystacks to find that bright, shiny [...]
Posted on 27. Jan, 2010 by Jon Bird.
Tweet They call it “leche-vitrine”, or literally “licking the windows”. The phrase is highly appropriate for the huge number of exquisite and tantalising patisseries, confiseries and chocolatiers in Paris. While on a recent trip to the French capital, one shop in particular had my tongue hanging out – La Cure Gourmande (translates roughly as the [...]