Tag Archives: French cuisine

deuil

| grief (masculine noun) | /dœj/ Given that I’m an American expatriate living in France, I feel that I must comment on the recent terrorist attacks in Paris. It’s expected, isn’t it? But what should I say? Nothing I write … Continue reading

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force

| strength (feminine noun) | /fɔʀs/ Heartache exists in a vacuum. In times of pain, I cannot be consoled with memories of heartaches past. You’ve seen it all before. Isn’t it funny how that works? After all, why do painful … Continue reading

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| bread (masculine noun) | /pɛ̃/ This morning, I went grocery shopping for the first time. As most of you know, I’m a vegetarian in the States. For this reason, I really wanted to have my own place in France, instead … Continue reading

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café

| coffee (masculine noun) | /ˈkæfeɪ/ I believe I’ve found a spot, a favorite place. You know, that cafe or bench where you stop to read, work, enjoy a drink, a conversation, or a quiet moment. I’ve just arrived in Bordeaux, so … Continue reading

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