It wasn’t until the early 1930′s that the “macaron” took on a Parisian flair as it is known today when an enterprising young baker called Pierre Desfontaines, an employee of the legendary Ladurée Maison founded in 1862- bakeshop and tea salon, … Continue reading Les Petits Macarons
Made in France since 1925, Le Creuset has been making joy in the kitchen for over 90 years with its signature range of iconic cast iron cookware, tableware, kitchen tools and more. Now with your very own Le Creuset French … Continue reading 5 Items to Bring out Your Inner French Chef
French Gifts for Bébé This has got to be my ultimate favorite selection! Every baby deserves to experience a bond with Sophie and to smell so yummyliciously Frenchly good (how would you say that in French? 🙂 I could go … Continue reading French Gifts for Bébé
Bonjour my Francophile readers, I had fun selecting some French-inspired gift items for you. Some are humorous and totally cliché (although truthfully I really wouldn’t mind an authentic Laulhere HeritageBérêt in my favorite color Fushia 🙂 some truly celebrate the … Continue reading The Ultimate French-Inspired Gift Guide
Perfume is a luxurious necessity that has the power to uplift, inspire, comfort, arouse. captivate, intoxicate and seduce… it makes me feel good and I miss it terribly when I am out. I’d rather just wear an essential authentic oil … Continue reading 10 Classic French Perfumes
There is an art of gift-giving in France, faire un cadeau is an exquisite art built in the French lifestyle, etiquette, and savoir-vivre. For example, it is still considered lacking manners to show up at someone’s house as a guest “Les … Continue reading The Art of French Gift-Giving
Sometimes it’s better to be totally ridiculous than totally boring. I think it was Marilyn Monroe who said something like that. In this case, I’ve compiled a list of totally ridiculously stereotyped and cliché French items that would make the … Continue reading Top 10+ French Cliché Gifts
This selection of items is specifically Made in France to promote French savoir-faire and sustain our French Heritage and economy. Most are old traditional French Maisons that represent the best of France’s artisanship and craftmanship and are still operating in France. … Continue reading Made in France Gift Selection
Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! It’s that time of year again, Beaujolais Nouveau has arrived! The 3rd Thursday of November at exactly 12:01 AM marks the launch of the newly harvested wine the French call “Beaujolais Nouveau” just in time … Continue reading Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! 2019
Did you know? French confectionery is full of regional specialties. Every region of France has its own “bonbon”. Ahh, sweet and beautiful France! It is an art to make old-fashioned candies with artisanal methods. Candies of our childhood, the real candies of … Continue reading Sweet Childhood Memories: Candies of France
Cette année la bûche de Noël 2018 c’est chocolat, marrons,café ou citron? Continue reading Bûche de Noël – Christmas Yule Log Cake
In Texas, French culture and gastronomy is alive and well. Here are some favorite local bakeries in Dallas, Texas area where to indulge and savor our favorite French treats Continue reading French Bakeries in Dallas, Texas
French Products Found in USA Supermarkets.It’s amazing the number of French products found in American supermarkets all over the USA. Here’s a selection found at Wal-Mart Superstore to make your inner Frenchie feel right at home! Some staple French brands are perhaps even more popular in the USA than in France. From traditional French bread, cheeses and wines to escargots, boudin and andouilles en passant par Le Petit Marseillais!
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Sweet or savory, crêpes are always a favorite treat or quick meal in any French household. There’s nothing easier than making crépes. You will need: 2 cups Flour 4 eggs pinch of salt 1.4 cup melted butter 2 cups of … Continue reading Let Them Eat Crêpes!
The traditional “Bûche de Noël!” or Yule Log Cake is formidable all holiday long! It usually comes in: chocolate, coffee , raspberry or my favorite “crème de marrons” chestnut cream. Do you make your own bûche ? If not, find … Continue reading La Bûche de Noël – Yule Log Cake
Mastering the Art of FrenchCooking with Julia Child Julia Child Julia Carolyn Child (born in Pasadena, California 1912-2004) was an American chef, author, and television personality. She is recognized for bringing French cuisine to the American public with her debut cookbook, … Continue reading Mastering the Art of French Cooking with Julia Child
Fondue, Raclette, and Tartiflette! It’s time to take out the fondue pot and the Raclette! These dishes are traditional French winter dishes and my kind of comfort food! It’s a good occasion to invite friends & family over and celebrate … Continue reading Fondue,Raclette and Tartiflette!
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Les bonbons de notre enfance, les vrais bonbons de France aux parfums naturels (que l’on ne craint pas de donner à nos propres enfants – la plupart sans couleurs chimiques ni additifs!) Je me souviens en me lêchant les babines: … Continue reading Les bonbons de France!!!!
January 6th is l’épiphanie or la Galette des Rois /King Cake Day celebrated all over France reminiscent of the biblical tradition of the 3 wise men’s journey bearing gifts after the birth of Jesus. The tradition says that should you get … Continue reading La Galette des Rois
Bonne journée , un peu de douceur en ce jour et Coup de ❤ pour la nouvelle chanson de Maurane! le bouton d’or est infidèle les pommiers fleurissent en trois ans dans les histoires au naturel moi j’ai choppé le goût … Continue reading Maurane – Fais-moi une fleur
Paris Baguette is a French-inspired bakery chain from Korea founded in 1945 that first opened in Paris, France in 1988. This Korea based chain is owned by a group called SPC Group which operates a number of food and beverage … Continue reading Paris Baguette