Mussels and French Fries

Moules Marinières et Frites Serves 2 When shopping for mussels, take note of the origins and also of the smell. Good mussels should have the scent of the sea. Salt sparingly, if needed. INGREDIENTS 2 liters or 8 cups of fresh mussels 2 green onions, chopped including the stalks or 2 shallots if preferred 1…

A French Breakfast

Breaking the fast in France is typically fuss-free and minimal.  Great starts begin with fresh fruits in season and tartine, which is another name for your favorite crusty bread topped with butter and “confiture” (jam). Morning coffee is “café au lait” (coffee with milk) served in a small bowl which comes in handy when dipping…