May 30, 2014

Cannes. November, 2012

When Jacques Pépin came to the US of A for the first time (to work at Manhattan’s Le Pavillon in 1959), he says he was shocked that he couldn’t find any mushrooms in the markets. Except for maybe some cultivated white button variety. Now, of course, it’s different. But back then, imagine his surprise, especially as he’d come from France where an assortment like this is an everyday thing.

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