Category Archives: Breakfast

La Femme Mange New York – Coffee and cake

It sure felt nice to be a visitor instead of resident of Manhattan for once, to be part of the idle crowd strolling down 5th Avenue on a midweek afternoon instead of being trapped within the 4 walls of a … Continue reading

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Le Femme Mange and Bake Madeleines

In “Remembrance of Things Past”, Marcel Proust describes evocatively how a single mouthful of madeleine dipped in tea transported him back, with spine-tingling accuracy, to a particular childhood episode. Even though I cannot describe about my madeleine eating memories with … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Breakfast at Carette

Contrary to popular belief, I do not eat a croissant (or two) everyday at breakfast time. As much as I would like to tear into a warm, flaky pastry oozing butter on a daily basis, the truth is that I … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Café da Manha at Confeitaria Colombo

After a week in Brazil, one can surmise that Brazilians like their breakfasts big. Unlike Parisians, who begin their days with just a coffee and a tartine or a croissant, our morning meal has consistently included the following: The titular … Continue reading

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