Limoges Porcelain Boxes honor the French tradition worldwide, are collectibles that will last a lifetime, and make magnificent French gifts for all occasions. Continue reading Limoges Porcelain Boxes
Spring 2021 is here and the Paris Fashion Week show highlighted some hints of color with pinks and reds making a come back this year as well as bigger shoulders and the forever classic strappy sandals. I am not going … Continue reading French-Inspired Style for Spring
In France there is no such thing as the Easter Bunny! Easter is depicted with a big fat hen and there are eggs, bells, and fish, but sorry no bunny! The French tradition of the Easter Bells dates back from … Continue reading The French Easter Bunny is a Hen!
Well, since we couldn’t go visit Dame, Eiffel in Paris, France we did the next best thing and took a little drive to see the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Texas! It was with excitement and sweet anticipation that my beloved … Continue reading A Visit to the Eiffel Tower in Paris,Texas
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 … Continue reading Galette des Rois Tradition and Recipe
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, … Continue reading Les Papillotes de Noël
We celebrate the indomitable French spirit with a sampling compilation of French-Inspired Gift Ideas from French A L.A Carte Blog that you can easily find online for your family, friends, and/or favorite Francophile. You’ll find a variety of ideas for … Continue reading French Inspired Gift Guide
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 … Continue reading Sommailier French Wine Club
Black Friday in the U.S is typically the day after Thanksgiving or Le Black Friday aka Vendredi Fou (Crazy Friday). This year with the Coronavirus Confinement Lockdown in France, we have compiled some Made in France online shopping ideas to … Continue reading Le Black Friday Made In France!
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! Continue reading Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau Harvest 2020
Check out French A L.A Carte new online store! You’ll find great looking , high quality, and original apparel like sweatshirts, joggers, leggings, and even socks! Also fun and practical accessories for your iPhone, shopping tote and of course we … Continue reading French A L.A Carte New Online Store!
It’s that time of year again, no matter what is going on cold weather season calls for Raclette! The French are crazy about their Raclette which is a semi-hard cheese usually fashioned into a wheel of about 6 kg (13 lb). Made of Alpine raw cow milk it is most commonly used for melting, but can also be consumed in thin slices on your cheese tray. You can find Raclette cheese as a seasonal items in your favorite US stores such as Trader Joe’s or Costco or even order it right here! Of course , Raclette is also known as a Swiss dish and very … Continue reading Top 3 Raclette Table Grills