"Les suggestions d'Olivier sont excellents! La Côte Bleue et les calanques sont incroyables, le Mont St. Victoire aussi. La Cathédrale d'Images, Saint Rémy. La Provence c'est un rêve. Mangez de la cuisine traditionelle-- allez au marchés en plein air…"
"Heureusement, I was recently back in my beloved Provence. After spending a few days in Paris, showing all the sights to my 8th grade students, we sped off very early in the morning on the TGV, bound for Avignon. Upon our arrival, greeted by blue…"
"I am reading The Perfectionist now. I love it. It is so well written. I haven't read Jacques Pepin or Ruth Reichl. I've heard of them, though. I will look for those two. I just bought David Lebovitz' Living the Sweet Life in Paris. He has a great…"
"There may not be anything new for you, but here are a few books that I have read and that I like:
Comfort me with apples, by Ruth Reichl. I like also biographies, so some of the books are about the chefs themselves.The perfectionist by Rudolph…"
"Wow, I finally found someone who, like me, likes to devour books about food/cooking/France. I love to read, I love to cook, and I am always on the lookout for new 'food' stories. Thanks to your article, I can now add some new ones to my collection."
"Bienvenue! I love this site! I only belong to two groups-- Provence Je t'aime and a teachers' group. But there is so much here... always the possibility of new penpals in the US and in France!
Bisous, mon amie!
"That is wonderful - I love that type of stories, the power of Networking and of the Human Encounter. Simply beautiful. Being born in Provence, the pictures of Olivier warm up my soul while making me nostalgic at the same time. My Provence, i will…"
"If he's motivated, "Une Fois Pour Toutes" is a good workbook for grammar and vocabulary. It has you do LOTS of examples, and has the answers at the back so you can check yourself. For speaking and pronunciation I recommend the BBC world languages…"
"Yes, it's true. I traveled to Arles to find snow everywhere in March. After spending five windy, but sunny, days in Paris, my students and I headed south for what I had hoped would be warmer weather. But while in Paris, I heard from several friends…"
"J'adore les cerises et je peux les goûter, chaudes du soleil et bien sucrées, en lisant ta petite histoire. Mais, malheureusement, il faut attendre quelques mois pour la saison de ces petits fruits. Hélas...