{ ffwd } socca from vieux nice


It was a shiny December morning, with warm winter breeze and a temperature that made the rest of the country looked downright miserable. He was young, I was younger. He was eager to show me his charming city. I grew giddy just by looking at him smile. We had walked hand in hand all along Promenade des Anglais. I gazed at the blue sea, the gray pebbled beach, the pink dome of the Négresco and took a deep breath of the fresh wintry air. Aaah Nice. It truly was a wonderful place to be.


{ ffwd } galette sablée bretonne aux fruits de bois


When I first saw that Breton Sablé was on the rotation for this month’s FFwD assignment, I was excited and nervous at the same time.

Excited because I LOOOVE Breton sablé. From that very first cookie I got 7 years ago from a neighbourhood bakery in Paris,  I have been helplessly enamored with this sweet delicacy. I could never resist seeing a sablé cookie, looking so lovely and perfectly crumbly through a boulangerie’s display window.  Of course, moving to Singapore reduces my chance of running into a sablé to a near zero. Delifrance, you dare call yourself a French bakery?

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{ ffwd } back-of-the-card cheese and olive bread


Quite sorry for the lack of activity around here. I’m still travelling and it can be difficult to find a reliable internet connection where I am. Anyway, since I have no idea how long this glimmer of green wifi light is going to last, I’m going straight to the chase and talk about this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe. 

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