Life Comes Full Circle

Cooking Petit Farcis for My Chère Maman

Chère Maman:

Though I know you will never read this letter I want to thank you for everything you have ever done for me. Your passion for life, food, and wine (though not necessarily always in that order) has inspired me my entire life.

You taught me the valuable lessons that helped shape the person standing here today. You demonstrated that through hard work and perseverance anything is possible. No dream is too big to realize. Though I feel it’s imperative to add that a…



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Francois de Melogue

Francois de Melogue


My earliest attempt at cookery began with the filleting of my sister's goldfish at age 2 and cooking my pet rabbits by age 7. Life has been downhill ever since.