22 March 2017

Her Memory Fading, Paula Wolfert Fights Back With Food - The New York Times


"Never mind that this is the woman who introduced tagines, Aleppo pepper and cassoulet to American kitchens, wrote nine cookbooks and once possessed a palate the food writer Ruth Reichl declared the best she’d ever encountered."

Her Memory Fading, Paula Wolfert Fights Back With Food - The New York Times


16 March 2017

Is Gascony the Most Delicious Corner of France? - The New York Times


"One sometimes hears Gascony referred to as “the other South of France” by boosterish types mindful of the immense popularity of Provence and the Côte d’Azur, which lie some 250 miles to the east. And to be sure, if you plant yourself on a restaurant “terrasse” on the main square of Auch (pronounced OWE-sh) — Gascony’s historical capital — in, say, late September, you might easily convince yourself you’re in Mediterranean France, what with the date palms and the nice-looking people in sunglasses sipping rosé and talking in the bouncy accent of the Midi."

Is Gascony the Most Delicious Corner of France? - The New York Times