Ladurée’s Digital e-Commerce Revolution


"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 started a Ladurée Relief Fund for US employees. Ladurée  has 8 locations across the United States, … Continue reading Ladurée’s Digital e-Commerce Revolution

Galette des Rois Tradition and Recipe


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 of gold, myrrh, and incense following the birth of Jesus. The three wise men or … Continue reading Galette des Rois Tradition and Recipe

Les Escargots de Bourgogne


‘Burgundy snails’ this is Helix species of snail Roman snail 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. « Quand l’orage gronde, l’escargot corne »When thunder roars, the … Continue reading Les Escargots de Bourgogne

“Je suis fou du chocolat Lanvin!” Dali


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 the Lanvin "Escargot! I remember receiving a huge box of Escargots as a gift from … Continue reading “Je suis fou du chocolat Lanvin!” Dali

Les Papillotes de Noël


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, his niece, and his apprentice. When Mr. Papillot's apprentice fell in love with his niece, … Continue reading Les Papillotes de Noël

Sommailier French Wine Club


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 five generations of winemakers, and his passion for wine developed at an early age. Today, … Continue reading Sommailier French Wine Club

Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau Harvest 2020


This year's label artwork winner is by California artist Maeve Croghan with her painting Russet Vines. Also new this year, there are over a million bottles in the U.S and each bottle of 2020 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau contains a special cork imprinted with an individual code and every cork is a chance to win the "First Wine of the Harvest" Cork Sweepstakes!

French Take-Out, Curbside, Delivery Orders in DFW Metroplex


Local restaurants have taken a huge economic loss due to the coronavirus shutdown. Let's support our local businesses during this difficult time for everyone in Texas. On the French side, we have found a couple places that offer Take-Out, Curbside or Delivery in the DFW Metroplex when you have that special craving for French goodies like bistro foods, … Continue reading French Take-Out, Curbside, Delivery Orders in DFW Metroplex

Everything you need to make French Macarons at home


The  Super Easy Macaron Recipe is already on the blog but if you're looking for ultimate simplicity  try the pre-measured mix  Angel Bake Macaron Mix created by a French Chef which will  yield about 30 macarons or even better get the 6 pack which makes 180 macarons! Just add water, mix, pipe, and bake. No gluten, … Continue reading Everything you need to make French Macarons at home

French Macarons 10 Easy Steps Recipe


10 Easy Steps Recipe to Make French Macarons It's amazing how these delicious bites of heaven only contain 3 basic ingredients: almond flour, sugar, egg whites. Here are ten (10) easy steps to making authentic French Macarons. The possibilities are endless when it comes to the filling, the traditional filling is buttercream and you can also … Continue reading French Macarons 10 Easy Steps Recipe

Main Street Bakery


This French Bakery  is oneof my favorites and it is called Main Street Bakery & Chez Fabien Bistro. It is located in Grapevine, Texas also known as the Christmas Capital on historic Main Street. During the holidays Main Street is especially festive as people come from all over to enjoy the Christmas spirit, holiday lights, and … Continue reading Main Street Bakery

Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais King


On Saturday, January 4, 2020, Beaujolais, France, and the wine industry lost one of their most passionate advocates with the passing of Georges Duboeuf the founder of Les Vins Georges Duboeuf, a family affair which started in September of 1964. Georges Duboeuf aka The Beaujolais King was 86 years old. Georges Duboeuf’s love affair with Beaujolais … Continue reading Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais King