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 Noêl 2018 c’est chocolat, marrons,café ou citron? Continue reading Bûche de Noël – Christmas Yule Log Cake
Ricard® Pastis, France’s most popular and beloved spirit, presents its exclusive Bastille Day Gift Box including a 750ml bottle of Ricard, collection glassware, a pourer, and a new cocktail recipe. Continue reading Un petit jaune?
French apple pie has nothing to do with its American patriotic cousin from the Vermont state. In France we call apple pie: “Tarte aux pommes” and it is more of a tart than a pie. The difference is that a … Continue reading Tarte aux pommes
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!
Soupe à l’Oignon Gratinée aka. French Onion Soup French onion soup anyone? Soupe à l’oignon gratinée, SVP! Here’s a little background: originating back in the Roman times, onions were readily available and this was a popular cheap daily soup… because … Continue reading Soupe à l’Oignon Gratinée aka. French Onion Soup
Saucisson sec is a favorite charcuterie and a staple classic French dry-cured sausage in French household served with baguette, butter, cornichons and a good glass of red wine. The French equivalent of dry salami, saucissons are cured pork sausages. A … Continue reading Saucisson Made in USA
Beignet (ben-YAY) comes from the early Celtic word bigne meaning “to raise” and French for “fritter” made from deep-fried choux pastry or “pâte à choux”. Beignets, a New Orleans specialty, are fried, raised pieces of yeast dough, usually about 2 … Continue reading Mardi Gras Beignet or Pets d’âne
Les Vins Georges Duboeuf Georges Duboeuf’s love affair with Beaujolais is no secret. His legendary palate, his ability to spot great wine and his enthusiasm continue to make him an emblematic figure in the wine industry. His wines are renowned … Continue reading Les Vins Georges Duboeuf
Check it out next time you’re in Studio City! I almost don’t want to tell you about Belwood Bakery ***, cause it’s a wonderful little piece of quiet heaven right on the Blvd in the city! (except during lunch time … Continue reading Belle Bakery Bakery on the Blvd in Studio City!
Crêpes Sans Frontières is a very special and unique crêperie in Los Angeles located in the Historic Downtown Spring Arcade Building. They specialize in 100% Organic Buckwheat crêpes (galettes) where a French culinary creation becomes a crêpe you will … Continue reading Crêpes Sans Frontières!