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The Value and Values of French Cuisine

In becoming aware of the French concern for conservation, for example, I have become aware of my own wastage. In realizing the French normalization of the body, I’ve realized my own squeamishness. In appreciating how the French value precision, I’ve realized my own appreciation of individuality.

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How to Cook Like a French Patissier

Have you ever gotten back a dreadful prelim and consoled yourself with the thought that, if your [insert career ambition] plans don’t work out, you’ll become — oh, I don’t know — a pastry chef?

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How to Survive as a Vegetarian in Paris

Maybe I’m just a silly American who should learn to appreciate the fine, fleshy delicacies of French cuisine. Maybe there’s a vast network of vegetarian and vegan restaurants I’ve missed while intoxicated in a cheesy haze.

But if French cuisine is to continue to be heralded as amongst the most refined in the world, it should start refining its vegetarian, vegan and other diet-restricted dishes.

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How to Eat Like an Oceanographer

Earlier this semester, I sat down with Professor Bruce Monger, Oceanography, who offered an environmental perspective on eating, his own philosophy on food and diet choices and advice on how to eat sustainably.