Category Archives: Desserts

La Femme Mange afternoon tea at Café Musée Jacquemart-André

Many things I will miss from our Paris days, of which tea-time is high on the list. It is an afternoon ritual I’ve picked up during this year of sabbatical, where idleness is a virtue, decadent french patisseries rites of … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange 12 hours in the French Basque Country

When traveling, my family prefers to take things easy. Neighborhood strolls and café breaks tend to be as important as, and sometimes even taking precedence over monuments and museums. Even when we only had a day to tour the French … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange a spring appropriate lunch at Delyan

Now that we’ve passed the March equinox, brought forward the clocks and basked in the warm sunshine-y days for the entire of last week, we can officially say that Spring has Arrived. In Paris. With the advent of spring we … Continue reading

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La Femme Boit Chocolate Chaud Chez Jean Paul Hevin

What began as a great outing this afternoon unfortunately concluded with a stolen iphone in the midst of tourist-infested Montmartre. Losing something is never pleasant, and I  necessarily accorded myself enough time to blame my own carelessness and gripe about … Continue reading

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La Femme Bake and Mange Red Wine Chocolate Cake

You can call me a novelty baker. When it comes to firing up the oven for something sweet, I have neither the desire to master the basics, nor the interest to challenge myself with the classics. Chocolate chip cookies? Too … Continue reading

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La Femme Boit Chocolat Chaud at Un Dimanche à Paris

My favorite cousins were in town for the weekend, and it was an absolute blast to see the girls, catch up on the gossip back home and shop for secret santa (a good old family tradition dating back to last … Continue reading

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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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