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Paris, my sweet : a year in the city of light (and dark chocolate)

Author: Amy Thomas
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Forever a girl obsessed with all things French, sweet freak Amy Thomas landed a gig as rich as the purest dark chocolate: leave Manhattan for Paris to write ad copy for Louis Vuitton. Working on the Champs-Élysées, strolling the charming streets, and exploring the best patisseries and boulangeries, Amy marveled at the magnificence of the City of Light. But does falling in love with one city mean turning your back  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Thomas
ISBN: 9781402264115 1402264119
OCLC Number: 747529216
Description: xvii, 280 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Le tour du chocolat --
A whole new batch of bonbons --
Cupcakes : the comfort of home --
Stick-to-your-teeth hot cocoa --
Bonding over French viennoiseries --
The big apple does macarons --
Crumbling over perfection --
Cakes to be loved and cherished --
A good chocolate chip cookie is hard to find --
The ecstasy of madeleines and muffins --
Carrot cake is the new banana cake --
Resurrection comes from baba au rhum --
French toast or pain perdu, that is the question --
One of life's best surprises : the baker's dozen.
Responsibility: Amy Thomas.

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A memoir in macaroons, from an ad exec whose love affair with all things sweet drove her to the most delicious spots in Paris and New York.  Read more...

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"Thomas's story in "Paris, My Sweet" is inspiring in her quest to redefine her life for herself--and of course, will leave readers longing for a quick dash into a Parisian bakery." - Shelf Awareness Read more...

 
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