Category Archives: home cooking

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 Mange au Chez Picard

There are many things my husband can do: play the piano by ear, translate archaic Chinese text into English, buy me flowers once a year etc. One thing he can’t do however, is cook. Besides dishwashing and the occasional pot-stirring, … 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 a la Casa Saltshaker

Dan Perlman is one of the most prolific Anglophone food blogger in Buenos Aires, whose tips and recommendations we frequently profited from when we stayed in the capital. Readers of his blog also know that this transplanted New Yorker is … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange & Cuisine for Easter

By both circumstance and design, I did a lot of cooking over the Easter weekend. Circumstantial, because Paris, like the majority of Roman Catholic Europe, is largely shut during Easter. And design, because besides having the girl from Penang over … Continue reading

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