The Village Baking Co. Boulangerie is located in a posh neighborhood of Dallas, Texas called Lower Greenville at 1921 Greenville Ave, not far from Downtown. I had heard of this Boulangerie when I posted about French Bakeries in Dallas and … Continue reading Village Baking Co. Boulangerie
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 Sparkling Rosé! This particular one, Jacqueline Leonne Rosé Sparkling Wine was a happy surprising … Continue reading Jacqueline Leonne Rosé
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 by accident in the kitchen of Chef Escoffier when his … Continue reading How to make French Chocolate Truffles
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
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
In the United States, there’s a day for everything! So today on October 14 we celebrate National Dessert Day to indulge in delicacies without guilt. The word “dessert” originated from the French word “desservir,” which means to clear the table … Continue reading French Desserts, anyone?
The quintessential French cheese platter or the “Plateau de Fromage“ is a staple at every French meal. With over 400 cheeses made in France in every region, we could easily eat a different cheese every day of the year. Traditionally, … Continue reading The Quintessential French Cheese Tray
Today July 13th is National French Fries Day! The origins of the world-famous fries are not too clear and the debate is ongoing. Are fries really French? Belgium? Or even American? Well, the history of the infamous fries is confusing … Continue reading Happy National French Fries Day!
Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2021 Artist Label Contest has a winner! In its 5th year the contest attracted more than 1,000 entries by emerging artists all over the country with over 8,000 votes from art lovers. These were the 2021 … Continue reading Georges Duboeuf Artist Label Contest Winner 2021
Cheers! Santé Tchin-Tchin! I’ll try any bottle that says Champagne and Product of France, even if it doesn’t have a fancy French well-known label. This find at $19.99 is from Kirkland Signature the Costco brand and it is very popular … Continue reading Kirkland Signature Champagne Brut – Product of France
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