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Happy Birthday Clotilde!

Best wishes to Clotilde @ Chocolate & Zucchini. Joyeux anniversaire ! From your friends at Moleskinerie

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Teastick

"A contemplative toy that gently rocks as it infuses clouds of flavor before your eyes. This is what happens when designers and connoisseurs meet for tea.      Ultimate infuser for tea enthusiastsIntuitive "scoop-slide-steep" functionalityReflects the aesthetic of traditional loose tea … Continue reading

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Prompts: Darwinian Gastronomy

"Any world traveler can attest to the pungent truth: Spicy meals tend to be found in warmer climates, while blander foods correlate to colder places. For years, people believed spices were used in the countries where they were grown to … Continue reading

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Ah Gelato!

"I’m so amazed you don’t need a prescription to buy it" CapogiroGelato Artisans LINK [Grazie "Stellaluna"]

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Michael Recchiuti Hazelnut Praline

"The dukes of Praslin-Choiseul stem from one of the most illustrious noble families in France, but they are best known because one of their pastry chefs invented the confection known as praliné in honor of his patron. Brillat-Savarin famously wrote … Continue reading

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Fiddleheads

"Fiddleheads emerge in their miniature dervish dancers around the first week of May. In lowland forests from the Great Lakes to the Maritimes of Canada the Ostrich Fern emerges in profusion. Tiny gray-green spirals reaching into the first really warm … Continue reading

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Living lard

 "The power of bacon is so vast, even Jewish vegetarians are compelled to link to us! An international team has put together a new blog on the virtues of bacon. Ethan Zuckerman, one of the baconists, sees this as yet … Continue reading

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Sterling Truffle Bar ©

Because man can’t live on Moleskine alone: "Double Hazelnut Caramel A striking, hand-painted truffle with contrasting tiers of milk chocolate flavored with rich hazelnut puree, white chocolate infused with caramel, dark chocolate and a hint of ground hazelnut." "Rocky Road … Continue reading

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1000 Recipes

"I am a relative newcome to the Fennel Fan Club. This is not a vegetable that was common in our family and for a long time I avoided it: from the smell and look it seemed to combine the flavours … Continue reading

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The Best Chocolates in Paris

"The bustling exhibition hall is a world away from the experience of tasting and shopping for chocolate in Paris, the world’s greatest chocolate city. The French may mock America for being a culture of consumption, but Paris itself often seems … Continue reading

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