Soupe à l’Oignon Gratinée aka French Onion Soup


Soupe à l’Oignon Gratinée aka French Onion Soup French onion soup anyone? Soupe à l’oignon gratinée,  SVP! Here’s a little background: originating back in the Roman times, onions were readily available and this was a popular cheap daily soup… because the French know how to make wonderful things out of nothing. So easy to make… you’ll need these basic ingredients to adjust depending on the amount of soup you want to make: butter  3-6 big onions finely sliced water  flour tbsp  chicken stock  white wine salt & pepper baguette gruyère cheese Melt butter in a big pot and add the … Continue reading Soupe à l’Oignon Gratinée aka French Onion Soup

Les Petits Pains au Chocolat!


Chocolate croissants are commonly known in France as  “les petits pains au chocolat” (literally translated as little chocolate breads) or also called “Chocolatines” in various parts of France. They are a staple delicious snack or “goûter” for every French boy or girl after school and a tradition on Sunday mornings and probably a best-selling item in French bakeries along with the infamous croissants! In Los Angeles, there are many good bakeries that carry them and some are more authentic than others. A good  pain au chocolat is light, flaky  yet very buttery (just like a croissant)  and filled with a delicious … Continue reading Les Petits Pains au Chocolat!