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A memoir of love, life, and recipes from the woman who brought kale to the City of Light.

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This is the story of how one expat woman left her beloved behind when she moved to France—her beloved kale, that is. Unable to find le chou kale anywhere upon moving to the City of Light with her new husband, and despite not really speaking French, Kristen Beddard launched a crusade to single-handedly bring kale to the country of croissants and cheese. Infused with Kristen's recipes and some from French chefs, big and small (including Michelin star chef Alain Passard) Bonjour Kale is a humorous, heartfelt memoir of how Kristen, kale, and France collide.

"With colorful descriptions of travel and the conversational tone of a best friend, Beddard's story is full and satisfying." ---Publisher's Weekly

"This is a sweet story. . . . Bonjour Kale reminds us not only to eat our greens but also to follow our dreams." ---BookPage

"Beyond the culinary gratitude, hers is an inspiring tale of finding an identity and a purpose in a foreign city - one you are bound to relate to if you've ever sought a home away from home." ---Clotilde Dusoulier, author of Chocolate & Zucchini

"Of the great kale heroes, none rival kale crusader Kristen Beddard. Beyond the kale, read this book for the inspiring tale of love, Paris, and how the tenacity of one woman changed French food." ---Drew Ramsey, MD, author of Fifty Shades of Kale

Bonjour Kale

A Memoir of Paris, Love, and Recipes

Author Kristen Beddard

Narrated by Angela Dawe

Publication date May 9, 2017

Running time 8 hrs 3 min

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