Wednesday, July 31, 2013


Lunch in Paris - A Love Story with Recipes
by Elizabeth Bard

Ready for a love story and French Cuisine? Don't miss "Lunch in Paris" by Elizabeth Bard. Bard is an American journalist who falls in love with a Frenchman and French Cuisine. Who wouldn't be intrigued? I at least was and started reading the book on my way out of the bookstore.  How difficult can it be to adapt to a new country and its culture? Well, as someone who moved from Europe to the U.S. and married an American I can sympathize with Bard's experiences dealing with culture shock and mastering a new language. What I personally love about the book are the descriptions of the market scenes, restaurant visits and carefully prepared home-made meals. Reading about the 16-course meal for New Year's Eve was amazing! Complementary recipes can be found at the end of each chapter. I have already tried out several of them quite successfully.

2 comments:

  1. Could you please tellme if this book also available in German? Seems to be an interesting story at interesting places.
    Regards
    Donna G.

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  2. Hi Donna,

    Yes, the book is available in German. It is called "Tour d'amour: Wie ich lernte, Froesche und Franzosen zu lieben. It's a fun read. Susanne

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