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About Dee Poquette

Dee Poquette is the owner of Jackdaw Journeys Tours. Her love affair with Provence began 12 years ago when she attended her first cooking school at Julia Child's home in Plascassier. With her you can experience the authentic world of Provence. Find out more about Dee's tours by visiting https://jackdawjourneys.com.
Latest Posts | By Dee Poquette
Love Luxurious Soaps? Why Not Indulge in the Soap of Marseille!
1 month ago

Love Luxurious Soaps? Why Not Indulge in the Soap of Marseille!

Have you ever experienced the excitement of wandering through a local village market in Provence? If you have, then you know the sheer pleasure of shopping at the stalls that sell French soaps (Vendeur de Savon)…
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How the French Make Entertaining Appear So Simple (RECIPE)
2 months ago

How the French Make Entertaining Appear So Simple (RECIPE)

By  •  Lifestyle

Imagine for just a moment that Covid-19 doesn’t exist. Let’s return to the days when we used to throw dinner parties for friends and family at our homes. Now let’s look forward to the days when we will be hosting dinner parties again…
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Pots De Crème: A European Dessert to Delight (Recipe)
3 months ago

Pots De Crème: A European Dessert to Delight (Recipe)

By  •  Lifestyle

Many believe the French were the inventors of the dessert we know today as Pots de Crème, while others give credit to the English. Let’s look into the history of these tiny cups and you can cast your vote. As members of the British nobility…
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Are You a Pastry Lover? Did You Know the Croissant Is Not Actually French?
4 months ago

Are You a Pastry Lover? Did You Know the Croissant Is Not Actually French?

You might think you know all there is to know about that pure-butter, crispy, flaky, multi-layer pastry that creates a serious craving on your first morning upon arriving in France. After all, what is more French than breakfast at your favorite…
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France May Be Closed to Visitors but We Can Take a Virtual Tour of Provence Markets
6 months ago

France May Be Closed to Visitors but We Can Take a Virtual Tour of Provence Markets

By  •  Lifestyle

One might say, “Why visit only the Provence area of France when all of France has so much to offer?” The answer lies in the fact that the Provencal region of France makes ingrained marks on one’s memories…
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