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... cheeses to try & the shop clerk was very kind & helpful. He commented on my choices by saying ''c'est parfait!'' so I know that my french was ok & it showed that I had done my research. My chesse choices were; brie de Melun (salty, meaty & oh so creamy), Cathare (goat cheese that is covered in ash with a smooth, fine texture & subtle flavor), Camembert de Normandie (invented in 1791, made from raw milk, nick named les pieds de Dieu or the feet of God), ...
... to mention that we had no idea what we would be cooking, we all made the decision at the market & then the chef purchased what we needed. Back to cooking ~ starting with the dessert, because it had to cool ~ lemon curd.
Next we worked on the appetizer ~ Fresh scallops with sautéed leeks. I had to pinch myself when I thought about what I was doing & where I was? Something I always dreamed of, but never ...
... and slept for an hour. It took a while to board the flight, we hung back until it was almost full before we boarded. Our plane to Johannesburg was an A380. We were both amazed by the size of this plane and it was our first time on one. It looked like it was going to be full and it holds over 500 people. That is larger than the size of the town I grew up in and now we were all on a plane and it would actually get us off the ground and take us to a city more than 5,000 miles away in 10 1/2 ...
We arrived in Paris from London on the Eurostar train yesterday. Again we are staying with our wonderfully hospitable French friends, Aurelie and Mehdi. To experience all that beautiful French bread and cheese for breakfast and dinner is just great!
Today we do the tourist bit again. Into Paris on the train accompanying Aurelie on her way to work we disembarked at Gare Montparnasse and, on ...
... lawns, ponds, & flowering shrubs all dotted with Rodin's sculptures & surrounding the building " Hotel Biron" a mansion built around 1730. Rodin used this building as a workshop in the early 1900's & asked the govt to refurbish it & open it as a museum for his works in return for bequeathing them his entire collection of sculptures. I could easily have spent more time lingering in the gardens but it was hot & I was breaking out in a sweat. ...
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