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 … Continue reading Who Makes the Best Baguette in L.A ?
The French bakery Pitchoun ! Bakery & Café finally opens its doors in Downtown, Los Angeles ! Pitchoun looks forward to welcoming you with some authentic French bread and pastries! Grand opening Friday, May 1st from 11am and for lunch. … Continue reading Pitchoun ! Bakery Café Grand Opening
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!
There’s a new bakery in town! It’s called FROGS! by Chef Jean-Luc Labat, the first certified ORGANIC French Bakery in Greater Los Angeles! So now you can eat delicious French baked goods from 5 star pastry chef from the Fouquets on the … Continue reading FROGS! First certified ORGANIC French Bakery in the US!
Cronut™ from Beauvais to New York and when in LA!? Yes, I admit it, I resisted posting about Cronut™ Because to me a donut is a donut and a croissant is a croissant… then, I found out that the creator and inventor … Continue reading Cronut™ from Beauvais to New York and when in LA!?
What makes Les Macarons Duverger so delicious ? The answer is very simple: ” A pinch of childhood Flavors, a handful of natural and organic ingredients, and a great deal of love… Each Duverger’s macaron is carefully confectioned with the best fruits, berries, nuts and almond flour. The passion of Chef Claire Becker, is to create the … Continue reading Duverger Macarons: Authentic French Macarons in the US!
The traditional “Bûche de Noël!” or Yule Log Cake is formidable all holiday long! It usually comes in: chocolate, coffee , raspberry or my favorite “crème de marrons” chestnut cream. Do you make your own bûche ? If not, find … Continue reading La Bûche de Noël – Yule Log Cake
Starbucks has a French twist: La Boulange! Starbucks gave in to croissants and pains au chocolat and other goodies! “Bring a taste of French countryside in to your neighborhood ” is Pascal Rigo’s new slogan the founder of La Boulange. He … Continue reading Starbucks has a French twist: La Boulange!
What he wanted was so simple: bread, hearty and wholesome, with a firm slice and a good crust. Alain Coumont learned about bread as a small child, standing on a chair every Sunday watching his grandmother bake bread. As a young chef in Brussels, Alain could not find the right bread for his restaurant. Passionate about quality, he returned to his roots and opened a small bakery where he could knead flour, salt and water into the rustic loaves of his childhood. He called his bakery “Le Pain Quotidien”. Friends and strangers alike come together around acommunal table to break … Continue reading Le Pain Quotidien
Well, we asked our friends on the French A L.A Carte Facebook Page to take a little poll and tell us where they buy their “croissants” in L.A and vicinity? Thank you for participating and sharing the post and here … Continue reading It’s All About L.A Croissants!
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Macaron Mania in L.A! A macaron is much more than an almond cookie! It is a melt in your mouth sensual experience which comes to us originally from our Italian neighbors… I think Catherine de’ Medici brought them over to France… In … Continue reading Macaron Mania in Los Angeles !