Tag Archives: family

At the Court

The great king must have the great Court…And Louis had the one. Even more! He has made the one! Unlike other European monarchies, France did not have this institution before Louis XIV. This is a great paradox of the French history. … Continue reading

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Louis XIV as He is: a Great Father

Indeed, Esteemed Readers! It might seem strange to many post-Revolution historians, but even Louis XIV had children…and was the best father in the world for all of them. A strange thing is that there are few evidences about that. People … Continue reading

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Royal Meal IX: Fruits & Cream

Esteemed Readers, today I’m posting the last set of Royal recipes. May is in full swing. Ballets & other entertainments are calling! So, let’s enjoy something light & sweet to farewell the 17th century cuisine. 🙂 Sweet Cream Take three … Continue reading

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Royal Meal II: Appetisers

Esteemed Readers, today I offer you two rather curious but easy to be made recipes that fit perfectly as appetisers. I hope you will enjoy the final result! Bouillans (Boiled Sliced Chicken or Capon for Entrées) To cook bouillans take … Continue reading

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Homage to Saturn & Happy New Year!

Another calendar cycle is almost over. So, let’s honour Saturn, god of Time, for all the best & the worst 2017 has given to us, for all the difficulties, restrictions, unbearable situations he has placed us into, because they form our … Continue reading

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Real Friends…Or Rare Friends?

  The Cambridge Dictionary defines a friend as ‘a person who you know well and who you like a lot, but who is usually not a member of your family‘ or as ‘someone who is not your enemy and who … Continue reading

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Babar: Enchanting Elephant Story

Esteemed Readers, I wish to go on a bit an elephant theme, so precious to me :-), & to tell you about Babar. However, many of you should be familiar with this amazing elephant. If be more precise, with a … Continue reading

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