Bonjour a tout! So I’m slacking off as usual, but it is because I’m having so much fun here in France. Sorry you have to suffer such delays. The picture above is of our work group in the laboratoire with our chef Herve, i.e. my favorite chef so far. So it’s me, Herve, Brennan, Danielle, Becky and her daughter Sage.
Thursday nights are typical for cooking regional food. Last Thursday I made enough gumbo to serve 30 people and I’m pretty sure they all loved it. There were a few changes… like okra. Yeah, no okra here. Also no andouille so I mixed chorizo with a regular sausage. Great flavor, actually. Also, no crab as it was WAY expensive. I managed to get everything else right, though. Here’s to Mom for teaching me these last few years. Apparently I was paying attention. Here are some pics: