Tag: Female traveling alone

Truffle pig

Uzès Truffle Festival Star: Madame Cochan

While Uzès Truffle Festival 2022 is smaller than usual due to COVID, the truffle hunting pig put on a show. Here’s a look back … _________________________________________________________________________   Saturday night I served a fancy pork terrine bought in the Loire Valley to friends who were in town for Uzès’ […]

Holiday Gift From France -A French Chef’s Bilingual CookBook

Here’s a Holiday Gift from France my family and friends LOVE. Yours will, too!  One of my favorite chefs in France, Emma Kershaw, introduced her new cookbook during COVID lockdown. “The Day Louis Was Eating” is a big hit with my family in the US and it’s available […]

Whimsy in Uzès. Meeting Simon James.

Through my Uzès experience,  I’ve known and written about quite a few artists. Yet there was something extraordinary about meeting Simon James … aside from his status as an award-winning writer and illustrator.  Meeting Simon James Living in a “red zone” COVID world,  I miss the small, intimate […]

Occitanie region

The Wild, Wonderful Occitanie Region: The Camargue

The Occitanie Region and the Camargue Aigues-Mortes is at the gateway town to the Occitanie region of the Camargue. The walled city with its history of Kings and crusades is as impressive as its past.“From its earliest days, Aigues-Mortes was significant for its salt fields and its location […]

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