Category Archives: Cooking

Rouen’s La Walsheim, Le Rocher and Chicken Normandy

The benefit of staying at our Rouen apartment (or gite), Au Petit Robec, was two-fold.  On the one hand, its location was perfect, with many good restaurants very close by like Le Rocher and La Walsheim.  On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Marche Saint Marc Rouen and White Sausage Leek Potato Tart

Thus far, in talking about our time in Rouen, I have been indulging the “traveler” side of my dual blogging nature.  That is, I have been mostly talking about the cultural richness we experienced there – the churches, museums, quaint … Continue reading

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Lasagna with Miyoko Schinner VeganMozz for pre-Thanksgiving Munching

People who have read my blog for a while will know that one of the challenges for me is figuring out what to eat in the days leading up to Thanksgiving.  I do most of my cooking the two days … Continue reading

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Avoiding Dairy While Traveling Tip Three – Cook for Yourself

When I started this blog a few years ago, it was my intention to offer this “avoiding dairy while traveling” series as a regular feature.  I did post two of these right off the bat, one on Asian cuisines (by … Continue reading

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Le P’tit Bec and Cathedrale de Lumiere Monday in Rouen

Our first day in Rouen with our friend Faith was a bit of a recovery day.  The previous two days in Paris had been so full, so long, and we had to sleep in and take it easy on this … Continue reading

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Au Petit Robec Was Our Charming Rouen Refuge

For the three weeks that we recently spent in France, Rouen was our base.  In Rouen, we rented an apartment or “gite”, called Au Petit Robec.  It was situated on Rouen’s most romantic street, the Rue Eau de Robec – … Continue reading

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France and Bulgaria Month-long Vacation Overview

It’s been a while, I know.  We were on vacation for a whole month, and between the preparation before, the vacation itself, and the recovery time after (jet lag, ugh), I have been out of the habit of regular blogging … Continue reading

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