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Let me begin by explaining that I have always shunned cupcakes. I never had one that I liked. Until the other day, when I had an epiphany. A cupcake epiphany. This is why. This one perfect little yellow culprit. Yes, it was perfect. A lemon meringue pie of a cupcake. The cupcake of my eye. The cupcake that...

More of a cake than a custard, yet custardy when served warm, clafouti are found all over France on cafe and bistro dessert menus. Traditionally made with...

In the beautiful and relaxing region of the south of France where I lived, I had a lot of Italian neighbors. All along the Riviera towards Monaco was...

La Belle Winery  www.labellewinerynh.com Hi Everyone! I came back from a wine tasting I attended at a local New Hampshire winery with a totally...

It must be that it is four in the afternoon, that witching hour when I yearn for an espresso or tea with a wonderful piece of pastry. It must be why I...

This has to be the best popcorn I have ever tasted! The flavor is Peanut Butter and Chocolate. You can pick out just the peanut butter, or just the chocolate...

When a long line stretches down the street and around the corner, you just can't walk by and not take a look at what all the excitement is about.  I...

In honor of the Lemon Festival (Fete du Citron) in Menton this week, I bring you my Italian Lemon Cake. Just a short drive from where I lived, Menton...

This small 6 inch x 6 inch paperback is much like a macaron: small, but packing a huge punch.  A beautiful little package that delights with each...

What could be better than being in Paris and eating all the chocolate you ever could dream of, most of it free samples, and most of it the finest chocolate...

Cooking with a French accent..