Do you like French comedies? This movie, C’est La Vie, features a beloved French actor and a host of hilarious caterers who are all working a wedding at a French chateau.
Hi! I’m Allison, and I’m an Edutainer working in French food, culture, history, and art. If you’re a gastro-curious traveler or learner, I’m here to show you the A to Z of French food and culture!
Regressive Pleasures If you were walking through upper Ménilmontant on a Sunday morning before lockdown(s), you would have seen young families lined up outside Benoît Castel’s bakery and restaurant. He’s the newish darling of eastern Parisian bakers. Happily waiting...
Are you a chocolate mousse connoisseur? This easy and nostalgic recipe comes from the darling of eastern Parisian bakers. It’s also what the French call “regressif” – find out more!
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A Delicious French Holiday Tradition The holidays are upon us! Despite everything, or maybe it’s precisely because of the peculiar year we’ve had, my neighborhood shop-owners around the town hall of the 20th district in Paris are really decking the halls more than...
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French Humor & A Thanksgiving Soup RecipeWell, here we are in Paris, once again in lockdown. Maybe I have too much time on my hands…. So let’s consider the apostrophe! If there’s one thing that consistently drives me crazy about living in France, it’s the misuse...
In France, the ambrosial quince is usually transformed into jelly or fruit paste. And in the French countryside, quinces are there for the taking. Or are they?
Nestled between Monaco and the French-Italian border, Roquebrune Cap Martin is where the steep Alpes Maritimes tumble right into the Mediterranean Sea.
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