I’m Jennifer and I’m a Canadian foodie but I live in Monaco. Why? Because the food’s better and there’s no snow. ▪ I would describe my cooking style as “Refined Vegetarian Peasant.” ▪ “Vegetarian Gourmet” is not an oxymoron.  The two can co-exist. ▪ When I visit foreign countries the first place I go is always the local food market.  They’re my catnip. ▪ My dinner party preparations can take days. ▪ I studied at l’Ecole Cordon Bleu in Ottawa and Paris. ▪  I love meeting the passionate people who make the food we eat. I find them inspiring and brave. ▪ When I discover something or someone interesting I’ll blog about it!▪

Dig into Gustia from here:  www.gustia.net

For All the News that’s Pit to Frint, My other blog is The Auntie Times.

Recent Posts

Green Things Soup

  Like the name says, this soup is green! I make this soup all the time and I’ve shared the recipe so many times with satisfied friends that […]

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Menton’s Quirky Central Park Coffee

I have a confession to make.  I’ve never seen the TV programme, Friends until today when, strictly for the purpose of writing this post, I watched the episode […]

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Madeleine with Cornmeal, Olive Oil and Lemon

  I don’t know about you, but this cold, wet, snowy weather of late is freaking me out a bit. In the last century when I first landed […]

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Bio Boom in Beausoleil

  It seems the Municipal Market in Beausoleil and the Monte Carlo market near it, has become quite the hot spot for healthy eating of late.   LB Bio, […]

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Goodbye Dragon, Hello Snake

Having just returned from Hong Kong, you’d never have guessed the year of the snake was on its way unless you were really looking for snakes. Last year […]

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A Playground Called Hong Kong

I think Hong Kong is a wondrous and inspiring place.  In my opinion, it makes New York and even Tokyo seem laid back by comparison. From the minute […]

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Pâtisserie Canet Returns, Supermarket Loyalty Programmes, and the Bookaffé

  Pâtisserie Gérald Canet Do you remember the Pâtisserie Canet clinging to the Monaco border on Avenue du Maréchal Foch near the market in Beausoliel?  After over 50 […]

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Out and a Boot. A Good Dinde is Hard to Find

Being a vegetarian, out of habit I scoot by the butcher shops in most covered markets without a second look.  It’s not that I’m squeamish about seeing meat, […]

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Out and a Boot. A Basque Welcome, Belgian Chocolate, Japanese Goodies

I must say, after the Mairie de Monaco revitalized the covered market in Place d’Armes, the place has come alive again like nobody’s business. If you remember back […]

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Ho Ho Ho in Monaco. Eight Thoughtful, Affordable Gift Ideas

Well, ’tis the season!  If you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet or you’re stumped, or both, these suggestions may help especially if you have a foodie to […]

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