Soupe à l’Oignon Gratinée aka. French Onion Soup


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 the French know how to make wonderful things out of nothing. So easy to make… you’ll need these basic ingredients to adjust depending on the … Continue reading Soupe à l’Oignon Gratinée aka. French Onion Soup

Saucisson Made in USA


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 mixture of lean pork and pork fat, salt, sugar, spices, and sometimes alcohol combined to give the saucisson its unique flavor. There are of course … Continue reading Saucisson Made in USA

Mardi Gras Beignet or Pets d’âne


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 inches in diameter or 2 inches square. Sprinkled with sugar or coated with various icings, Beignets make for a delightful bite of airy fluffiness. Beignets … Continue reading Mardi Gras Beignet or Pets d’âne

Les Vins Georges Duboeuf


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 for their consistency, quality, and value. Georges Duboeuf currently works closely with hundreds of winegrowers (over 400 in the Beaujolais region alone) to ensure the … Continue reading Les Vins Georges Duboeuf

For all Carambar Lovers


For all Carambar Lovers Where can Carambars, (you know aka. the French caramel iconic candies) be found in the USA? Well, today thank goodness they are readily accessible and of course, found on  Amazon.com  (remember, French A L.A Carte Blog is an  Amazon affiliate associate and earns a commission on your purchase 😉 … so please don’t run out! Get the huge box of 400 Carambars to last … Continue reading For all Carambar Lovers

Crêpes Sans Frontières!


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 never forget!  From savory to sweet combinations … the  culinary creativity  and possibilities are truly endless.  Galettes are healthy gluten-free organic buckwheat that is really  not … Continue reading Crêpes Sans Frontières!