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Cooking in Nice:  Part Two

Cooking in Nice: Part Two

I’m sitting here playing my own devil’s advocate, asking why I pay to take cooking classes like the one I recently took at Rosa Jackson’s Les Petits Farcis in Nice. I mean I could take that money and buy a couple of new cookbooks and some neat kitchen gadgets. After all, I do know the basics, and some stuff that goes beyond. And what do you leave with, really, beyond a handful of new recipes? Part of it is the cooking techniques. Yes, I know the basics, but every cook has little tricks that might not make it to a recipe, things that make the job easier or the...
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Cooking in Nice:  Les Petits Farcis, Part One–The Market Tour

Cooking in Nice: Les Petits Farcis, Par

In May I spent a week with my husband in the south of France. Très élégant, n’est-ce pas? It was right at the height of all the Côte d’Azur fun—the Cannes Film Festival, the Monaco Grand Prix, and the Telemanagement Forum World Conference in Nice. Okay so that last one, while not so glamorous as the other two, is the reason my husband heads to Nice every year in May, and the reason I got to go there myself as a tag-along. I’ll take whatever way I can get to spend time in France. And the TMF World Conference, while not possessing the...