Chaque année, le 2 février, les Français fêtent la Chandeleur. À cette occasion, nous préparons des crêpes, et nous les faisons sauter dans la poêle en tenant une pièce en or en main pour se porter chance toute l’année!
Il s’agit initialement d’une fête païenne qui a ensuite été reprise par les Catholiques au cinquième siècle pour célébrer la présentation de Jésus au temple.… Read More
Every year on February 2nd, French people celebrate La Chandeleur. On this date, we used to cook crepes, that we would then flip in the skillet while holding a golden coin in the hand, which will bring us luck all year long.
Originally, crepes parties were part of a casual winter family routine that the Catholics picked as the celebration of Jesus Presentation to the Temple.… Read More
To make a long story short, there is not ONE French cuisine. We would be better off speaking about French gastronomy, which includes all of the French cuisines. Each one comes from a different region, with both it’s differences as well as common characteristics.… Read More
Champagne is one of the great prides of the French. Thanks to its secret process and its light bubbles this wine has gained worldwide fame. This sparkling wines name, which is actually the name of its area of production in the North-East of France, is registered and protected.… Read More
The International System of Units (SI, from the French “Système International”) was created at the beginning of the 60’s to have an easier system of measurement based on multiples of ten. For example, 1 kilogram is equal to 1000 grams, 1 gram to 1000 milligrams.… Read More