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The Boise Report

February 15th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Very much enjoying our stay in Boise, Idaho. On Saturday I was invited to give a short performance at The Cabin, a Center for writers, readers — & performance, since the event was called: GHOSTS & PROJECTORS presents: The Poetry Speakeasy. Otherwise, incredibly busy teaching / cooking / performing 3 classes to remarquable, attentive & generous students. My courses are 2 sections of a food […]

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Tags: Family · FILM · Food History · Food Sources · Live Shows · Songs

Happy Trails!

December 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment

A Happy New Year to Y’all! May the force of health & creativity be with you!         Given our family’s nomadic proclivities, permit us a little résumé of ‘15 & a preview of ‘16 as we are readying ourselves to drive to Boise, ID at dawn on the New Year’s first morning. […]

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Tags: Exhibition · Family · FILM · Food Sources · Live Shows · Poetry · Travel

Chia Seeds Pudding (Fr/Eng)

February 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

(Video in French – Recipe in english below) Dans la série “recettes pour mes parents,” aujourd’hui: Le pudding au Tofu Soyeux aux graines de Chia. C’est encore une recette très rapide (environ 8 minutes), ne requiert aucune cuisson, n’a ni produit laitier, ni sucre ajouté et est très pauvre en glucide. J’utilise les graines de chia […]

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Tags: Dessert · Family · Food Sources · Low Glycemic · Recipes

Menus & Video for Jean & Renée

January 25th, 2014 · No Comments

This blog is in French because it is for my parents  who keep asking me about low glycemic menus. Below a first set of menu & a video for my coleslaw recipe, all in French.  Though the coleslaw recipe in English is here. Idées de menus avec index glycémique bas pour Jean & Renée Peyrafitte Tout  les […]

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Tags: Cabbage · Dessert · Dinner · Family · Food Sources · Lunch · Menu · Recipes

Méchoui or Whole Lamb on a Spit

July 30th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Cooking on a spit was the theme of Pierre’s 65th birthday. After the cake on the spit (see previous blog here),  voilà the lamb on the spit a.k.a méchoui! According to the Robert historique de la langue Française the origin of the word méchoui is: “Borrowed (1912) from the Arabic maghrebien mešwi “roasted, grilled; lamb roasted […]

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Tags: Family · Food History · Food Sources · French Food · Gasconha/Occitania · Luchon/Bourg d'Oueil · Travel

Fire up 2011

December 27th, 2010 · No Comments

BONA ANANDA   GLÉCKLECHT NEIT JOER   BONNE ANNEE HAPPY NEW YEAR  새해복 많이 받으세요 Switching year is always exciting and this is how we  FIRE UP 2011! Poem Pierre Joris—Video N.P. Thank you for reading the blog and the most read pots of the years are: Charles Bernstein Poetic Birthday Buffet Ninkasi: “The Lady who fills […]

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Tags: Family · Food Sources · Gasconha/Occitania · Luchon/Bourg d'Oueil · Poetry

In Pétéram We Trust!

December 13th, 2010 · 6 Comments

In the county of Luchon (where I was born and raised) we are really serious about Pétéram. Pétéram is an ancient local dish made from a combination of tripe (intestine & pluck), lamb  & veal feet, ham, carrots & onions. During my last visit  home I had to have my fix of Pétéram; so one […]

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Tags: Family · Food History · Food Sources · French Food · Gasconha/Occitania · Luchon/Bourg d'Oueil · Travel · Visit

Stade Jean Peyrafitte

November 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Luchon’s Mayor Louis Ferré & Jean Peyrafitte On Saturday November 13th, 2010 the soccer stadium in my hometown of Luchon (French Pyrenees) was named the Stade Jean Peyrafitte. Jean Peyrafitte is my father and today he is a dashing 88 years old. His political career lasted for a span of 24 years.  Among many mandates […]

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Tags: Family · Food Sources · Gasconha/Occitania · Luchon/Bourg d'Oueil

29000 years ago…and Paleo Lunch

November 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

It is humbling and powerful to walk through the entry arch of the Gargas Cave. For thousands upon thousands of years humans have entered the cave through this very opening. The Cave of Gargas is situated in the central Pyrenees, 40 minutes away from my hometown. Though mostly famous for its panels of stenciled hands […]

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Tags: Family · Food Sources · Other Foods

Poet’s Lunch

September 23rd, 2010 · 4 Comments

Since Pierre‘s commute to Albany is a little brutal this semester, I try to alleviate it by packing him lunch. I always loved packing food to take away, and when I worked in Manhattan I packed my lunch everyday. I also have very vivid memories from the time when I was  a child and we […]

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Tags: Albany · Family · Food Sources · My Fast Food · Travel


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