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Blog Profile / David Lebovitz

Filed Under:Lifestyle / Food & Drink
Posts on Regator:578
Posts / Week:2.7
Archived Since:August 13, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Tricotin (Dim sum in Paris)

One thing you probably don’t know about me is that I’m half-Chinese. Actually, I’m not officially half-Chinese, but I was unofficially adopted by two Chinese-American sisters, who have told me that I’m Chinese. Being Chinese has a host of advantages, which include learning how to open a métro door without actually touching the knob. And […]

Our Tour de France, Part 2

A trip to the Loire, Chablis and Burgundy in France, to eat, visit outdoor markets, sip wine and tour chateaus.

Fresh Corn Soup

A delicious, simple corn soup recipe with a touch of smokiness & the rich flavor of fresh corn on the cob!

Our Tour de France

A fabulous summer trip around France, including dining, antiquing, drinking & shopping in Normandy, the Lot, and Gers,


Chermoula is a spicy sauce that enlivens meat, poultry & fish. With herbs, garlic and lemon, this easy recipe is a terrific condiment!

Ricotta Ice Cream

When I was in Sicily, either it slipped my mind, or my mind is slipping, because for one evening, I was supposed to be responsible for making something for dessert. I was offered a number of beautiful things to cook or bake with, and my mind kept wandering back to the heavenly ricotta cheese that […]


A trip to Corsica, and island in the Mediterranean off the coast of France, near Provence.

Le Servan

Le Servan is an excellent modern French restaurant in Paris serving market fresh food with lively seasonings.

Update: A l’Etoile d’Or

An update on Denise Acabo and her famous Paris chocolate shop, A l'Etoile d'Or, after the accident.

Apricot and Cherry Tart with Marzipan Topping

A spectacular apricot and cherry tart with the luscious flavor of marzipan - which dials up this French-American pastry!

Fresh Cherry Compote

Want to use up (or preserve) as many of those great summer cherries as possible? Make this easy Cherry Compote recipe, which freezes beautifully, too.


A trip to Provence, to Hyères, for some dining, drinking rosé & trips to the local outdoor market, and the beaches.

Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad Bowl (Bún bò)

A recipe for a fresh Vietnamese salad filled with vegetables, rice noodles and roasted meat, chicken, or tofu.


A trip to Pantelleria, Sicily (in Italy) with travel tips, restaurants & what to see - and eat!

Chickpea, Lemon and Mint Salad

An easy-to-make salad of Chickpeas brightened with lemon and lots of fresh mint, inspired by Italy!

Capers in Pantelleria

See how capers are picked & made in Sicily, in Pantelleria, known for producing the world's best capers.

Making Cassata alla Siciliana, in Sicily

Watch Sicilian baker Fabrizia Lanza make a stunning Casatta alla Siciliana with ricotta cheese, almond paste & glazed fruit

Konza Kiffi: Sicilian Agricultural Estate

A visit to an oregano and caper farm in Pantelleria, Sicily in Italy, a great place to taste the best of Italian cuisine.

Casa Vecchie and the Anna Tasca Lanza Cooking School

A visit to Anna Tasca Lanza cooking school with Fabrizio Lanza at Case Vecchie in Sicily, Italy

Sicily, Again.

A visit to Sicily, Italy - to eat, cook & taste at Anna Tasca Lanza cooking school

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