Tag Archives: vieille prune

Meilleurs Voeux Before the World Ends

When I wrote my post about 10 things to do in 2012 I somehow forgot to mention that the world is scheduled to end this year – on 21st December to be precise. According to proponents of this theory, the … Continue reading

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Making eau de vie de prune – an ancient tradition

I have already done one of the 10 desiderata for 1011 (oops, I mean 2011. Must be the eau de vie) that I listed in my post earlier this month – seeing vieille prune (plum liquor) being distilled in the old way. … Continue reading

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