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
France is the country of Haute Cuisine and as such, French people know to respect its representatives, the Chefs.
Paul Bocuse was without a doubt one the greatest chefs, gaining nicknames such as the Pope of Gastronomy, the Emperor, Cook of the Century, and Chef of the Century throughout his career.… 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