I just wrote a brief post for my good friend and fellow blogger Julie Mautner. Since Valentine’s day is right around the corner, you must all be thinking chocolate and maybe wine (or Champagne). Go check out the Provence Post and let yourself be transported to a chocolate factory in the middle of the vines of Chateauneuf du Pape whose owner just happens to be my good friend Robert Brunel’s girlfriend Laurence.
Of course in Provence they are also deep into black Truffle season as well.
Fresh omelettes with black Truffles, hand dipped chocolates with marc of Chateauneuf du Pape, 2009 harvest of olive oil, nougat, Domaine de la Janasse and long slow braised dishes is probably what they are digging into about right now. How I miss it all.
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