Gastronomy

Recipe Round-up: French Desserts

Need something sweet to brighten up your days? A French dessert just might do the trick! Check out the below recipes to make en français…

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Thanksgiving with a French Twist

Do I need to say it? Thanksgiving will be different this year- this year you are celebrating Thanksgiving with a French twist! While the holiday…

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The Best Songs to Pair with Your Favorite French Food!

There’s nothing like a classic French recipe- except maybe a classic French song to go along with it! Normally we think of pairing food with…

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Comfort food à la française

La France est reconnue pour sa gastronomie, ses chefs étoilés, ses recettes techniques et réputées incomparables. Mais saviez-vous que la France a aussi de délicieuses…

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Recipe Round-up: Recipes from the Francophone World

Welcome to March, the mois de la francophonie, a global celebration of the diversity of those who speak French! While there are lots of events…

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Chocolate: Belgian versus Swiss

According to The Daily Meal, Americans buy 58 million pounds of chocolate in the 7 days leading up to Valentine’s Day. But where does all…

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La Chandeleur

Sunlight, abundance, celebration. Not words you typically associate with February. And while February 2 is Groundhog Day in the US, a day when we check…

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Recipe Round-up: Les Bûches de Noël

If you attend a dinner in France for Christmas, it is likely you will be served a bûche de Noël for dessert.  Bûches de Noël…

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Recette de soupe de champagne (Champagne "Soup" Recipe)

Vin chaud (hot mulled wine) might be the most-thought-of alcoholic drink this time of year but what if you wanted to do something different? Look…

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A Taste of Québec: Poutine Tasting at the Center

On October 30 the French Cultural Center hosted a poutine-tasting event for our members of the Center.  Following an educational workshop on the differences between…

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