Village Baking Co. Boulangerie

The Village Baking Co. Boulangerie is located in a posh neighborhood of Dallas, Texas called Lower Greenville at 1921 Greenville Ave, not far from Downtown. I had heard of this Boulangerie when I posted about French Bakeries in Dallas and after tasting the almond croissant that one of my students kindly brought to French class, well I simply had to get another taste! Almond paste … Continue reading Village Baking Co. Boulangerie

Celebrate Bastille Day in North Texas

Bastille Day as we say in the U.S aka Le 14 Juillet is France’s National Holiday commemorating the Prise de la Bastille and the start of the French Revolution. The French culture is alive and well in the U.S and there are festivities and celebrations all over America organized by the French Consulates and Embassies in conjunction with the Alliances Francaises. Here in North Texas, … Continue reading Celebrate Bastille Day in North Texas

La Madeleine Bakery Café

These pictures were taken at La Madeleine Bakery & Café a French bakery franchise in Texas and other states in the USA. It all started in 1976 when Louis le Duff opened Brioche Dorée in Brest, a city in Brittany in northwestern France. Then in 1983, the first la Madeleine location opened in the heart of Dallas, Texas on Mockingbird lane across from Southern Methodist University.   Today … Continue reading La Madeleine Bakery Café