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The Mediterranean/French countryside call in this blue Hilliard console via @Horchow

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Cape Malay chicken curry with yellow rice

Spice up chicken thighs in a South African curry, packed with flavourful spices and served with a side of sweet, fragrant rice

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Rococo Revisited: Updating 18th-Century Style

{arts & culture | photography by karen knorr, london} by {this is glamorous}, via Flickr

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From the exhibition "Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion". Lancaster - Barreto collection. Redingote: Cotton percale, Beige cotton thread embroidery, France, circa 1808. Shawl: Cashmere and silk. India, circa 1810. Hat: Green, taffetas, satin and silk cording, France 1808. Lunettes: Vermeil, green chagrin, France circa 1800. Gloves: Green kid, England, first quarter of the XIX century.

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Rani of Mandi 1924 by Lafayette died in a concentration camp in WWII after being arested by the Gestapo for an attempt to rescue "a signicant number of French Jewish intellectuals"

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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

Directed by Lasse Hallström. With Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal, Charlotte Le Bon. The Kadam family leaves India for France where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory's Michelin-starred eatery.

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On 23 June 1661, the marriage contract was signed, of King Charles II of England and Catherine of Braganza (Portugal). Her dowry included Tangier (in North Africa) and the Seven islands of Bombay (in India), with trading privileges in Brazil and the East Indies, religious and commercial freedom in Portugal and two million Portuguese crowns (about £300,000).

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