The Tomato Knife

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The Tomato Knife
The Tomato Knife is a blog about life and travel in Paris, France. I write about food, culture, and living a healthy, sustainable lifestyle.
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  • What's a croissant au beurre? 9 years ago Until last week, I thought I knew what a croissant was. Anyone who has lived in France knows that late spring is full of jours fériés, that is, bank holidays. For many, a five-day workweek is rare at this time of year. This means we’ve been frequenting our local bakeries, and enjoying lazy...
  • Paris Pastry Shops 9 years ago I’m the kind of person who always needs a goal. I can’t go aimlessly for a walk, or get out of bed without first thinking up some sort of morning project. Sébastien would claim this is part cultural. “Breakfast in France is simple,” he said the other day as I carried a crate-full of...
  • Chocolate Coconut Banana Bread (Recipe) 10 years ago I was going to avoid posting yet another banana bread recipe. I’ve already contributed my fair share of them to the blogosphere, and feel like a forth interpretation may be pushing some sort of unwritten code. My post popular post ever has been about Buckwheat Banana Bread and our oven has baked...
  • Butternut Squash Hummus Burgers (Recipe) 10 years ago For the  past few months, we’ve been eating butternut squash (courge butternut or doubeurre in French) like it’s going out of style. And we should. In Europe, butternut squash is considered a légume ancien, that is, a forgotten vegetable. While winter squash are nowhere near being ignored in...
  • A New Look 10 years ago The Tomato Knife’s taken on a whole new look. Revamping my blog has been one of my pre-occupations as of late. Considering I only seem to find time in random spurts, it’s taken me too long to get it looking the way I want. Bear with me as I continue tweaking here and there, and let […]

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  • Top 40 Clues I'm (nearly) Parisian Expat Blog Awards 2013 For almost ten years, France has been my home. A far cry from the calm of sunny New Mexico, Paris is a bustling capital filled with lots to learn and discover, especially for an expat. From language to culture, from cuisine to mannerisms, I’ve... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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12:39 PM December 16, 2013

Fantastic site! I frequent it when I have questions about Paris: where to eat, what to do, where to find ingredients. Also, the gluten free recipes are simple and delicious.

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