Chef’s Table Goes French Style


Chef’s Table Goes French Style Netflix brings us a French twist on the original  delectable documentary globetrotting series “Chef’s Table” with a focus on France.  Now streaming.  I’ve already savoured all 4 episodes. Discover four of France’s Michelin top chefs who are revolutionizing French cuisine, Alain Passard of L’Arpège in Paris, Michel Troisgros of La Maison TroisGrois in Roanne, Adeline Grattard of Yam’Tcha in Paris … Continue reading Chef’s Table Goes French Style

The Unglamorous Origin of “French Toast” or pain perdu!


French Toast is a yummy luscious breakfast treat in the US with a French twist … but do you know the humble creation and  unglamorous origin of French Toast ? French toast, also known as eggy bread, Bombay toast, German toast, gypsy toast, poor knights, or Torrija, is a dish made of bread soaked in milk, then in beaten eggs and then fried. In French, … Continue reading The Unglamorous Origin of “French Toast” or pain perdu!

Mastering the Art of French Cooking with Julia Child


Mastering the Art of FrenchCooking with Julia Child Julia Child  Julia Carolyn Child (born in Pasadena, California 1912-2004) was an American chef, author, and television personality. She is recognized for bringing French cuisine to the American public with her debut cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and her subsequent television programs, the most notable of which was The French Chef, which premiered in 1963. Julia … Continue reading Mastering the Art of French Cooking with Julia Child

It’s All About L.A Croissants!


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 are the results for the best croissants in Los Angeles & vicinity. Did we miss your favorite patisserie and/or boulangerie in L.A?  Check with our … Continue reading It’s All About L.A Croissants!

32nd Annual Picnic des Chefs


The Club Culinaire of French Cuisine is back once again and will hold its 32nd Annual Picnic des Chefs on Sunday, May 20th  from 11:30 AM -4:30 PM at beautiful Vasa Park in Agoura Hills at 2854 Triunfo Canyon Road in luscious 4 acres mountain green landscape. This year we’ll be getting there earlier with the family to enjoy a sampling of the food, unlike last year … Continue reading 32nd Annual Picnic des Chefs

Le Picnic des Chefs French Cook-off


Le Picnic des Chefs French Cook-off Hats off to the Club Culinaire of Southern California.  This was the 31st Annual Picnic des Chefs Fundraiser of regional French cooking held this last Saturday under the trees in a beautiful natural setting, a place called  Vasa Park in Agoura Hills. A snippet of the afternoon in a Photo-Reportage: We were warmly greeted by Kora Kroep the event organizer and handed … Continue reading Le Picnic des Chefs French Cook-off