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 that French A L.A Carte USA was named one of The Best French Blogs for Francophiles from thousands of top French blogs on the planet in Feedspot index using search and social metrics. Thank you Feedspot for … Continue reading French A L.A Carte USA Top 100 French Blog Winner!
Les Petites Madeleines de Proust Extrait de Marcel Proust, À la recherche du temps perdu, Du côté de chez Swann, 1913. “Il y avait déjà bien des années que, de Combray, tout ce qui n’était pas le théâtre et le drame de … Continue reading Les Petites Madeleines de Proust
A Croque-Monsieur is simply a yummy grilled ham and cheese sandwich. It originated in French cafés and bars as a quick snack. Typically, Emmental or Gruyère cheese is used. The name is based on the verb croquer (“to crunch”) and the word monsieur (“mister”). The sandwich’s first recorded appearance on a Parisian café menu was in 1910. The lady version of a … Continue reading Croque-Monsieur or Madame: French Grilled-Cheese Sandwich!
Faites sauter les crêpes ! Le 2 février en France on fait sauter les crêpes pour la Chandeleur ( Candlemas) pour célébrer le retour des jours ensoleillés ( la crêpe symbole du soleil) ! Aux USA , mis à … Continue reading Faites sauter les crêpes!
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 !