Today July 13th is National French Fries Day! The origins of the world-famous fries are not too clear and the debate is ongoing. Are fries really French? Belgium? Or even American? Well, the history of the infamous fries is confusing and each country can actually claim part ownership for they all contributed to the making … Continue reading Happy National French Fries Day!
The Jambon-Beurre aka Le Parisien or Paris Beurre sandwich is a French iconic sandwich that has been around since the 19th century born in the Halles of Paris during the workers' lunch break. What more simpler than half a baguette smothered with butter and a few slices of deli ham! This is a classic and … Continue reading Jambon-Beurre Iconic French Sandwich
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 savored 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 … Continue reading Chef’s Table Goes French Style
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 … Continue reading The Unglamorous Origin of “French Toast” or pain perdu!
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 … Continue reading Mastering the Art of French Cooking with Julia Child
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 … Continue reading It’s All About L.A Croissants!
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 … Continue reading 32nd Annual Picnic des Chefs
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: … Continue reading Le Picnic des Chefs French Cook-off