When journalist Ann Mah’s diplomat husband is given
a three-year assignment in Paris, Ann is overjoyed. A lifelong foodie and
Francophile, she immediately begins plotting gastronomic adventures à deux.
Then her husband is called away to Iraq on a year-long post. Suddenly, Ann is
alone and her vision of a romantic sojourn in the City of Light is turned
So, not unlike another diplomatic wife, Julia
Child, Ann must find a life for herself in a new city. Journeying through Paris
and the surrounding regions of France, Ann combats her loneliness by seeking
out the perfect pain au chocolat and learning the way the andouillette sausage
is really made. She explores the history and taste of everything from boeuf
Bourguignon to soupe au pistou to the crispiest of buckwheat crepes. And
somewhere between Paris and the south of France, she uncovers a few of life’s
truths. Download and start listening now!