Above: A blackboard displaying various foods and cooking phrases at Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen, Lucy Vanel's cooking school

American Lucy Vanel, a French-certified pâtissier, runs Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen, a charming cooking school in the Croix-Rousse district, a residential part ofLyonthat, beginning in the 18th century, was the headquarters of the silk-weaving industry. Daylong Market Table Classes include a morning visit to an outdoor market, cheese shop and bakery, followed by a day spent cooking.

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Above: A blackboard displaying various foods and cooking phrases at Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen, Lucy Vanel's cooking school

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