Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! It’s that time of year again, Beaujolais Nouveau has arrived! The 3rd Thursday of November at exactly 12:01 AM marks the launch of the newly harvested wine the French call “Beaujolais Nouveau” just in time to enjoy and celebrate with the Thanksgiving meal! In the US, the most popular Beaujolais Nouveau is George Duboeuf! Georges Duboeuf and family is a premium producer … Continue reading Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! 2019
Did you know? French confectionery is full of regional specialties. Every region of France has its own “bonbon”. Ahh, sweet and beautiful France! It is an art to make old-fashioned candies with artisanal methods. Candies of our childhood, the real candies of France with natural flavors ( that we could safely give our children as most have no chemical additives) I greedily remember my own childhood candy-filled … Continue reading Sweet Childhood Memories: Candies of France
Cette année la bûche de Noël 2018 c’est chocolat, marrons,café ou citron? Continue reading Bûche de Noël – Christmas Yule Log Cake
In Texas, French culture and gastronomy is alive and well. Here are some favorite local bakeries in Dallas, Texas area where to indulge and savor our favorite French treats Continue reading French Bakeries in Dallas, Texas
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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I am so happy and honored that www.frenchalacarteblog.com was named one of Top 100 French blogs, the most comprehensive list of best French blogs on the internet on the planet in the 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 the following criteria: Google reputation and Google search … Continue reading French A L.A Carte USA Top 100 French Blog Winner!
Ricard® Pastis, France’s most popular and beloved spirit, presents its exclusive Bastille Day Gift Box including a 750ml bottle of Ricard, collection glassware, a pourer, and a new cocktail recipe. Continue reading Un petit jaune?
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 … Continue reading Tarte aux pommes
Sweet or savory, crêpes are always a favorite treat or quick meal in any French household. There’s nothing easier than making crépes. You will need: 2 cups Flour 4 eggs pinch of salt 1.4 cup melted butter 2 cups of milk 2 tbs sugar Making crêpes is all in the wrist or the tour de main. The first part is to make a well in the … Continue reading Let Them Eat Crêpes!
[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, … Continue reading Interview David Laroche Los Angeles!
74th Golden Globe 2017 with a French Twist in Los Angeles – Beverly Hills! One of my favorite actresses Isabelle Huppert won Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama for “ELLE” which also won a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film. French-American Damien Chazelle won Best Director and Best Screenplay for the phenomenal 7 win Golden Globe Award Winner “LA LA LAND”! Congratulations to all … Continue reading 74th Golden Globe with a French Twist in Los Angeles
Just in time for the holidays, LADUREE opened its sweet macarons shop at The Grove in Los Angeles this week! Later this month, another location will open on Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills. As with its other locations, Ladurée will offer an exclusive macaron flavor for Los Angeles: passionfruit! Continue reading Ladurée Macarons is open in L.A !