Walmart Feeds your Inner French Foodie !

French Products Found in USA Supermarkets.It’s amazing the number of French products found in American supermarkets all over the USA. Here’s a selection found at Wal-Mart Superstore to make your inner Frenchie feel right at home! Some staple French brands are perhaps even more popular in the USA than in France. From traditional French bread, cheeses and wines to escargots, boudin and andouilles en passant par Le Petit Marseillais!
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French A L.A Carte USA Top 100 French Blog Winner!

I am so happy that French A L.A Carte USA  was named one of  The Best French Blogs for Francophiles  from thousands of top French blogs on the planet in Feedspot index using search and social metrics.  Thank you Feedspot for including my blog on your list in good company! These blogs are ranked based on following criteria: Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other * * social media sites Quality and consistency of posts. Feedspot’s editorial team and expert review Top 100 French Blogs Winners CONGRATULATIONS to every blogger that has made this … Continue reading French A L.A Carte USA Top 100 French Blog Winner!

Tarte aux pommes

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 pie usually  has another layer covering the filling, while tarts leave it open. It is a classic, every French family has its own grandma recipe and there are many variations: Tarte aux pommes, Tarte Tatin, Tarte  Normande etc… To vary you can also make different tart crust like pâte brisée, pâte feuilletée, pâte sablée etc… Tarts are a popular staple in French … Continue reading Tarte aux pommes

Let Them Eat Crêpes!

La Chandeleur  is around the corner, faîtes sauter les crêpes !  Sweet or savory, crêpes are always a favorite treat or quick meal in any French household. You can also enjoy your crêpes at our favorite crêperies in Los Angeles.     On the Westside at the Farmers’ Market at the Grove: The French Crêpe Company 6333 W 3rd St, Ste 318 Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 934-3113   In Downtown LA in Spring Arcade Building: Crêpes Sans Frontières 541 South Spring Street Suite 127 Downtown LA , CA 90013 (213) 623-3606   In the Valley at Universal … Continue reading Let Them Eat Crêpes!

Interview David Laroche Los Angeles!

[Flashback] Interview David Laroche à Los Angeles  (French Version) “C’est possible et ça commence maintenant!” Rencontre avec David Laroche à Los Angeles, prodige de la confiance en soi , 27 ans, plus jeune conférencier, plus de 200 interviews de personnalités, plus de 5 000 000 vues sur YouTube.  “« Un grand et inspirant jeune homme dont la destinée est de changer le monde » selon  Mark Victor Hansen, co-auteur de Bouillon de poulet pour l’âme : 500 millions de livres vendus dans le monde Lorsque David m’a répondu lui même par téléphone, je ne pouvais plus reculer! “Tu seras fière de toi demain!” m’a-t’il … Continue reading Interview David Laroche Los Angeles!

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 amount of soup you want to make: butter  3-6 big onions finely sliced water  flour tbsp  chicken stock  white wine salt & pepper baguette gruyère cheese Melt butter in a big pot and add the … Continue reading Soupe à l’Oignon Gratinée aka French Onion Soup

Rentrée Littéraire 2016 eBookez-Vous !

Ce mois-ci nous vous proposons de nombreux nouveaux romans en eBook dans  la sélection “Rentrée Littéraire 2016” chez Ebookez-Vous. La rentrée littéraire est en France une période commerciale concentrant un grand nombre de parutions de nouveaux livres(tous genres confondus) et qui a lieu chaque année entre fin août et début novembre. Ce « tir groupé » des éditeurs a deux buts à demi avoués : Profiter du bouche à oreille quelques mois avant les fêtes de fin d’année, période où se fait le plus gros de leur chiffre d’affaires. Mettre leurs protégés en bonne place pour l’obtention d’un prix littéraire, dont beaucoup sont décernés … Continue reading Rentrée Littéraire 2016 eBookez-Vous !

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 as many varieties of saucissons recipes as there  are regions of France.  Served during l’apéro thinly sliced as hors-d’oeuvres or stacked in a hearty picnic sandwich, saucisson sec is now  proudly made in the USA ! … Continue reading Saucisson Made in USA

Who Makes the Best Baguette in L.A ?

Who Makes the Best Baguette in L.A ? The French take their breads and baguette especially very seriously, it is not just bread especially outside of French local ingredients (although it contains very basic ingredients: wheat flour, water, yeast, and common salt) it is a cultural art to make the “perfect ” baguette! (read history of the Baguette) It is also the ultimate comfort and staple  food for the expatriated Frenchies along with the wine and cheese, baked goods and other French specialties goodies etc…  that they cannot live without. We are fortunate to have so many options and great French … Continue reading Who Makes the Best Baguette in L.A ?

Chef’s Table Goes French Style

Chef’s Table Goes French Style Netflix brings us a French twist on the original  delectable documentary globetrotting series “Chef’s Table” with a focus on France.  Now streaming.  I’ve already savoured all 4 episodes. Discover four of France’s Michelin top chefs who are revolutionizing French cuisine, Alain Passard of L’Arpège in Paris, Michel Troisgros of La Maison TroisGrois in Roanne, Adeline Grattard of Yam’Tcha in Paris and Alexandre Couillon of La Marine in Noirmoutier. What an inspiration ! These chefs are driven to follow their art and heart always raising the bar for themselves, experimenting, taking risks, and mostly being true … Continue reading Chef’s Table Goes French Style