Nothing, besides rose-colored glasses and the original Edith Piaf song, spells “La Vie en Rose” like Rosé wine, and better yet a Rosé Champagne, or a Sparling Rosé! This particular one, Jacqueline Leonne Rosé Sparkling Wine was a happy surprising … Continue reading Jacqueline Leonne Rosé
All over France, we celebrate La Fête des Rois or Kings’ Day which takes place 12 days after Christmas on January 6th or on the first Sunday of the New Year with the sharing of the very much anticipated and delicious … Continue reading La Fête des Rois – Kings’ Day
The French Bûche de Noël aka as Yule Log Cake is a traditional cake born in the 19th century shaped as a log when families would burn a yule log or bûche in the fireplace at Christmas time. This layer … Continue reading Bûche de Noël Recipe
Chocolate truffles or Les Truffes au Chocolat are French inventions and delicacies for the holidays. They taste decadent and rich but are really child’s play to make. They were created quite by accident in the kitchen of Chef Escoffier when … Continue reading How to make French Chocolate Truffles
Stuck Together (2021) aka in French 8 Rue de l’Humanité sets the stage for the Paris Lockdown during the COVID-19 Pandemic, directed by Dany Boon, written by Laurence Arné and Dany Boon and starring Dany Boon, Liliane Rovère (who also played in Call My … Continue reading Stuck Together aka 8 Rue de l’Humanité
Here is a Collection of French Gift Ideas that I enjoyed putting together hoping it will inspire you for the holidays but also at any time throughout the year for that special occasion, birthday celebration, anniversary, or just because! I … Continue reading A Collection of French Gifts Ideas
Every third Thursday in November we have good reason to celebrate the launch and arrival of a special French wine called as you know Beaujolais Nouveau. It is the first wine of the harvest and we joyfully shout out: “Le … Continue reading Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!
Every culture in the world has its own cultural preferences, customs, traditions, celebrations, its own regional food specialties, and goodies. In the U.S people will rave about their childhood Oreo or chocolate chips cookies. In France, we have many regional … Continue reading Childhood French Goodies From LU
In France chocolate is a big thing, we know it’s an aphrodisiac and a delicious sensual indulgence but it’s also an art form, it’s a passion, and it’s not only for eating! Since its creation in 1994, every year there … Continue reading Salon du Chocolat aka Chocolate Week™ is Back!
The 25th COLCOA French Film Festival is a one-week event that takes place November 1-7, 2021. The Festival is back in person to celebrate a silver anniversary and this year is dedicated to late filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier. Save the dates … Continue reading COLCOA 25 French Film Festival
If you ask me, any day is a good time for bubbly. However, today October 22 is the official National Champagne Day in the US, in France, we celebrate Champagne mostly on New Year’s Eve. so I’ll toast to that! … Continue reading It’s always time for bubbly! Champagne Day
French A L.A Carte Blog is happy to once again be partnering with Newport Beach Film Festival – French Spotlight October 21-28, 2021. The French Spotlight will be held on October 26th from 7:45 -9:50 PM with a special screening … Continue reading 22nd Annual Newport Beach Film Festival French Spotlight