Walmart Feeds your Inner French Foodie !

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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Saucisson Made in USA

Saucisson sec is a favorite charcuterie and a staple classic French dry-cured sausage in French household served with baguette, butter, cornichons and a good glass of red wine.  The French equivalent of dry salami, saucissons are cured pork sausages. A mixture of lean pork and pork fat, salt, sugar, spices, and sometimes alcohol combined to give the saucisson its unique flavor. There are of course … Continue reading Saucisson Made in USA

Monoi oil or “Fleur de Tahiti” is summer in a bottle !

To me, nothing says Summer like the sweet fragrant Monoi oil of Tahiti or “huile de tiaré ” also known simply as “Fleur de Tahiti”.  Monoi de Tahiti is a precious and exotic cosmetic oil manufactured in Polynesia following traditional methods. The oil is created by soaking/macerating 10 Tiare flowers from French Polynesia in one liter of refined coconut oil for a minimum of 10 … Continue reading Monoi oil or “Fleur de Tahiti” is summer in a bottle !

Nutella Launches E-Commerce Store: Nutella Boutique!

Nutella Launches  E-commerce store:  Nutella Boutique! For Nutella lovers, there is never enough Nutella to go around! By the spoonful, on toast, and of course in French crêpes filled with bananas for a wonderful festive treat, the delicious hazelnut chocolate spread options are endless! Now, Nutella fans can also order Nutella accessories & apparel online at the Boutique!  T-shirts, mugs, tumblers, messenger bags just in time for back … Continue reading Nutella Launches E-Commerce Store: Nutella Boutique!

Trader Joe’s French Favorites

Some of my favorite items at my local Trader Joe’s with a French twist! ( updated periodically) Trader Joe’s has been around forever ( do you remember when it was called Pronto in the 70s? ) it was called Pronto Markets by its creator Joe Coulom in 1958 ( pronto meaning quick convenient store). Well, Trader Joe’s has only gotten better with age just like good … Continue reading Trader Joe’s French Favorites