Tapenade with a difference

Last year at one of our summer workshops, we made David Lebovitz’s Fig Tapenade, which was pronounced excellent by all of our participants. Wanted to make some of this for my book club lunch the other day, but I had no figs and no black olives and no desire to run out...
Petersham  nurseries

Petersham nurseries

On a recent visit to London, I went to visit Petersham nurseries with the lovely Marian Clark, landscape architect extraordinaire! She loves the place and I had no idea what to expect, so the beauty of their greenhouses came as a delightful surprise. Not only do they...
Learn French in action!

Learn French in action!

Here’s a fun way to learn French and do something you love at the same time! Some of our guests last summer in the Aveyron, cooking, shopping, eating and visiting cultural sites and all in French! It’s amazing the progress you can make in language learning...
Vivre

Vivre

Welcome to the vivreinfrance blog! Living in France, learning French language, culture and the ‘art de vivre’