Category Archives: French Food

Overview of Week in Strasbourg and Colmar France

While Therese and I continue to work on our new house in our new home in Charleston, South Carolina, there are the occasional respites from all that hard work.  For example, Therese had to go to Strasbourg, France for business … Continue reading

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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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Road Trip to Jumieges Abbey and Caudebec-en-Caux

Our day trip to the Normandy countryside was several days in the planning.  Therese handled the car rental, I printed out maps and put together the itinerary.  And it was a wonderful day, except for the driving.  To be more … Continue reading

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Rouen Palais de Justice and Monument Juif or Maison Sublime

I had heard of the Monument Juif when I was making plans for our first visit to Rouen in 2014, but since it seemed inaccessible, I passed over it.  This time around, I was able to get us tickets for … Continue reading

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Rouen National Education Museum and Seafood Cioppino

On Saturday, July 2nd, the end of our first week in Rouen, France last summer, we had a rather quiet day, but we did manage to get out and visit a museum.  We had a quiet morning, eating breakfast in … Continue reading

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Café Le Metropole and Rouen Musee des Beaux-arts

Therese and I were already approaching the end of our first week in France as we made our way over to Rouen’s major art museum, the Musee des Beaux-arts, on Friday, July 1st.  We had a couple things to do … Continue reading

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