Culture

Recette de vin chaud (Hot Mulled Wine Recipe)

Vin chaud (hot mulled wine) is a favorite this time of year in France. In fact, we have received many requests for the version we…

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Joyeuses Fêtes: French Winter Traditions and Vocabulary List

The holiday season is upon us! For many Americans that may mean decorations, parties, and of course, shopping. Hopefully you were able to get a…

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Adventures in French Cooking

Just what is it about French cooking that makes it so special?  Is it the gobs of ooey gooey butter?  The soft simmer of chicken…

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Practicing French…Outside the Classroom

Many students ask about ways to improve their French while they aren't in class. As a student of the French Cultural Center, I too am…

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Fall Bucket List at the French Cultural Center

The New Year is long gone but a new season, full of new fun opportunities and activities, is upon us!  Inspired by autumn’s arrival, I…

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What is la rentrée littéraire?

You may have noticed the term “la rentrée” popping up in your French circles lately. By itself, this refers to the return to post-summer routines…

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The Center's Top Five - Spring Edition

I love Paris in the spring time…  In my eyes, Paris is great any time of year but there's just something about the idea of…

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Jean-Yves Thibaudet Receives Mosaïque Award

The Mosaïque Committee of the French Cultural Center of Boston presented world-renowned French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet with the first-ever Mosaïque Award for Exceptional Achievement. The…

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In Search of Lost Memory

"The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real,…

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Language, Culture and Multiple Identities

The Green Card lottery registrations just closed on May 8th. It brings up old memories, when foreign college friends in Boston in the nineties applied…

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