Category Archives: Dessert

Dairy Free Viennese Apple Strudel Brings Many Smiles

I love baking, and so I am always looking for new things to try my baking hand at.  Recently, it became clear to us that I had yet to try any recipes from the cookbook I bought when we were … Continue reading

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Anthology Film Archives Highlights East Village Foraycations

With the large AMC Empire 25 movie theater multi-plex so near where we live, it can be easy for Therese and I to settle for whatever the latest movies are that are showing there.  But there are so many movie … Continue reading

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Arbanassi Day Trip and Drive Past Veliko Turnovo

On our first full day in the Bulgarian countryside with our friend Tedi, our agenda was not very ambitious.  Tedi had to take her car to get looked at by a mechanic for a minor problem in the morning, and … Continue reading

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Rouen Cathedral Gros-Horloge Bookend La Rose des Vents Snack Lunch

We couldn’t have Faith visit Rouen and not see the city’s two most famous and most wonderful sights, Rouen’s Notre Dame Cathedral and the Gros-Horloge.  And we also couldn’t have her come and not take to our favorite lunch restaurant, … Continue reading

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Sunday in Paris at Eiffel Tower and Musee d’Orsay

A very successful first day in Paris with our friend Faith lead smoothly into a second day, finishing up the weekend and filling in some more blanks in the beginning of our friend’s exposure to France. We left our comfortable … Continue reading

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Restaurant Shtastliveca Vegan Cake in Veliko Turnovo

Our last full day in Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria was already a special one when we walked into Restaurant Shtastliveca for afternoon refreshment.  We had taken the Free Walking Tour of the Old Town, followed by lunch at Gurko Tavern and … Continue reading

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Notre Dame and Sainte Chappelle on Faith’s First Day in Paris

After two weeks in the comparative quite and slow pace of Rouen, it was a bit jarring at first to be back in Paris.  But being there to meet our friend Faith, to introduce her to the city at the … Continue reading

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