Gustia

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Gustia
I'm a Canadian vegetarian foodie but I live in Monaco. Why? The food's better and there's no snow but at times I wonder... I travel all over the place for foodie adventures Wherever I go, there I blog!
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  • Making Marmalade with Vivian Lloyd 4 months ago Vivien's handful of just picked bitter orange Back in February when I told one of my foodie friends that marmalade expert Vivien Lloyd was paying me a visit, our conversation went something like this... "Vivien Lloyd?" she asked, her voice rising with excitement.  "You mean THE Vivien...
  • Citron Carpaccio and a Change of Heart 5 months ago Every spring, I go on a bit of a citrus binge at the local markets, buying up bergamots, kumquats, grapefruit and citron whenever I spot them followed by a leisurely afternoon in the kitchen making marmalade and jam.  I've been getting some interesting results with poaching citron peel so...
  • Our Olive Trees get a Haircut 5 months ago   Sometime around mid-March, little buds start to appear on our ancient olive trees.  Not long after that, Darrio arrives to give them their biennial haircut.    Trimming olive trees is no easy task, best left to the professionals like Darrio.  Our olive trees are very tall,...
  • Seen but not Heard. Cemetery Portraits 6 months ago When I'm in Menton, and I'm in the right mood, I like to visit the ancient cemeteries.  Both the popular Cimetière du Vieux-Chateau and the lesser known Cimetière du Trabuquet have enviable panoramic views from their grand perches high above the town.  I find both to be beautiful in...
  • Seeking Nostalgia on Cat Street 6 months ago   Lately it seems I've been seeking nostalgia.   I've started a collection of scratchy, old French 78 RPM shellac records that I love listening to on my equally old and scratchy French gramophone.  The idea of digging through boxes of old photographs and postcards or finding a shelf of...

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Jrm
06:36 AM September 19, 2013

I just found your blog and I am also a foodie. I am in the process of researching Monaco because I am considering moving to the area from the States. What is your impression of living in Monaco? What is the hardest part of acclimating to living in Monaco?

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