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Lucy Vanel: Give us this day… a bread making workshop w/Emmanuel Hadjiandreou

September 29, 2012

When Lucy Vanel came to visit and meet Baker Emmanuel Hadjiandreou, I asked her to write a post about the special weekend workshop at Camont. In her own beautiful words and photographs… “The first day of our vacation this year found us on the road to Kate’s. Our goal was to attend a weekend bread […]

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What’s red & white all over? Butcher Shops in Gascony.

February 8, 2011

In the tiny Market town of Lavardac, where I go to the Wednesday Market and park down the a little road by the river, I pass this small, tidy as a pin, one-window-wide butcher shop. I call it the Meat Museum. The old scale in window on the ice box, the red and white striped […]

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Projet Cochon- the Butcher & the Kids

November 30, 2009

The white blackboard read: Project- “dans le cochon tout est bon” . And so it was. This week, twenty-four French lycée students between 16-20 years old and their professors M. Franck LAPIERRE and M. Jean Marc BOUILLY allowed three American kitchen-crashers to look over their shoulders as Dominique Chapolard, artisan butcher and pork producer, demonstrated […]

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