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Hi! I’m Allison, and I’m an Edutainer working in French food, culture, history, and art. If you’re a gastro-curious traveler or learner, I’m here to show you the A to Z of French food and culture!

Grandma’s Chocolate Mousse

Grandma’s Chocolate Mousse

Regressive Pleasures If you were walking through upper Ménilmontant on a Sunday morning before lockdown(s), you would have seen young families lined up outside Benoît Castel’s bakery and restaurant. He’s the newish darling of eastern Parisian bakers. Happily waiting...

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Boudin Blanc with Mushrooms

Boudin Blanc with Mushrooms

A Delicious French Holiday Tradition The holidays are upon us! Despite everything, or maybe it’s precisely because of the peculiar year we’ve had, my neighborhood shop-owners around the town hall of the 20th district in Paris are really decking the halls more than...

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Jean’s Pumpkin Chestnut Soup

Jean’s Pumpkin Chestnut Soup

French Humor & A Thanksgiving Soup RecipeWell, here we are in Paris, once again in lockdown. Maybe I have too much time on my hands…. So let’s consider the apostrophe! If there’s one thing that consistently drives me crazy about living in France, it’s the misuse...