‘First we get lost, then we have lunch’: Melissa Clark on childhood summers in France

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Every August, New York Times food writer Melissa Clark and her family left Brooklyn for a journey across the French countryside. Using ingredients such as store bought puff pastry and Italian liqueur, she modernizes classic dishes in her cookbook “ Dinner in French .”

The cover of “Dinner in French: My Recipes By Way of France.” Photo courtesy of Clarkson Potter



Evan Kleiman