Acerca del libro
The book gives a description of Avignon, France, including the food, signature attractions, and scenery. French language is peppered throughout the story in a way that a non-French speaker can understand through context clues. The story touches on the theme of patience, love, and resilience.
Once Georgette feels better, she realizes that sometimes wonderful things can come from unfortunate circumstances. The book includes a recipe for the tea that helps Georgette feel better.
Características y detalles
Leigh is a Middle School Teacher of French and a Mom to a busy three year old. She loves to entertain family and friends, and prepare daily dishes for her husband and daughter. Leigh’s meals are influenced by her mom’s love of cooking. Leigh also creates recipes based on her experiences of studying in the south of France. She often uses food to provide authentic experiences for her students as well. On Fridays, it’s not uncommon to see students making crèpes and sampling French “fromage,” in her classroom. Always inspired by fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients, Leigh’s dishes are simple, tasty, and always made with her family in mind. Her daughter, who started cooking alongside her mom when she was just two, is an enthusiastic helper in the kitchen. A lover of mealtime with family and warm summer nights, Leigh is excited to share some of her favorite recipes.