In France there is no such thing as the Easter Bunny! Easter is depicted with a big fat hen and there are eggs, bells, and fish, but sorry no bunny! The French tradition of the Easter Bells dates back from … Continue reading The French Easter Bunny is a Hen!
On March 20th, France celebrates Le jour des Macarons or Macaron Day! Yes, those scrumptious melt in your mouth little French creations have their own National Day which also happens to coincide with other celebrations that day such as the … Continue reading Happy Macaron Day!
The Jambon-Beurre aka Le Parisien or Paris Beurre sandwich is a French iconic sandwich that has been around since the 19th century born in the Halles of Paris during the workers’ lunch break. What more simpler than half a baguette … Continue reading Jambon-Beurre Iconic French Sandwich
Today February2nd, in reminiscence of La Chandeleur French tradition and to celebrate people make crêpes and the holiday became known as Le jour des Crêpes or National Crêpe Day! Continue reading Celebrate La Fête de la Chandeleur Today – AKA Crêpe Day
Today January 30th is National Croissant Day in the United States. So we’re jumping on the bandwagon to celebrate of course cause for us Frenchies, every day is croissant day and we don’t need an excuse to enjoy our buttery … Continue reading Happy National Croissant Day!
What a good find! A dozen authentic French Macarons for a fraction of the cost at Aldi’s*** and they taste just like their more expensive cousins. These petits macarons are scrumptious and melt in your mouth delightful, just big enough … Continue reading Les Petits Macarons chez Aldi
“We are a 150-year-old brand and want to evolve and be a part of the change.” says Ladurée. With the current global pandemic Ladurée has had to adapt and temporarily close its stores, according to local rules and have even … Continue reading Ladurée’s Digital e-Commerce Revolution
On January 6th all over France, we celebrate Epiphany Day 12 days after Christmas with La Galette des Rois which is reminiscent of the biblical Christian tradition of the three wise men’s journey or Les Trois Rois Mages bearing gifts … Continue reading Galette des Rois Tradition and Recipe
Il pleut il mouille c’est la fête à la grenouille but it’s also la chasse aux escargots! When it rains the frogs come out but it’s also open snail season especially after thunder or early morning dew. In Languedoc, France … Continue reading Les Escargots de Bourgogne
In 1968 in France, there was a tv commercial for the LANVIN® chocolates starring Salvador Dali and his infamous mustaches saying: “Je suis fou du chocolat Lanvin! I’m crazy about Lanvin Chocolate”. I am also crazy about this chocolate especially … Continue reading “Je suis fou du chocolat Lanvin!” Dali
Do you know the story of the French foil-wrapped Christmas chocolate called Les Papillotes de Noël ? These delicious treats got their names from Mr. Papillot. It all started in 1790 in Lyon , France with the chocolate maker Monsieur Papillot, … Continue reading Les Papillotes de Noël
It’s like having your very own French Sommelier making the best French wine selection and shipping them to you right at your door step! Welcome to SomMailier French Wine Club founded by Laurent Yung from Bordeaux, France. Laurent comes from … Continue reading Sommailier French Wine Club