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Sautéed Mushrooms To Die For

Many years ago, on a summer evening much like tonight, my cousin took me to this wonderful little Spanish tapas bar in Old Sachsenhausen in Frankfurt, Germany. Sachsenhausen is always fun but even better in summer when the streets are packed and the apple wine is flowing. On this particular evening though, we decided to forgo [...]

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Farro Salad - A Family Favorite

I discovered this salad on a family ski holiday in Colorado.  I am always on the lookout for a salad without cheese (no easy feat!) and I came across this salad on the menu at our hotel.  It immediately became a family favorite. So on returning home, I was tasked by my family to recreate [...]

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Nostalgia

Oddly enough, it’s on rainy days like this that I feel most nostalgic for my life in Switzerland. Geneva is known for its low-pressure systems where you feel, for weeks on end, the clouds hanging just above your head. When I moved back to the US after 22 years, one of the first things I remarked was how [...]

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Welcome!

Welcome to Esthetic Living!I am glad you found us and I hope you like our shop.My husband, Frédéric, and I started Esthetic Living with the hope of bringing our love for everything European to the US market. Having lived and worked in Europe for over 20 years, we have a great love of European style, design and [...]

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