Ideas for Easter decorations with a French touch

Put on your table Easter decorations with a French touch. We live in Alsace. Actually, we live in France, yes, but in reality we live in a micro society called Alsace (I personally call it the Alsatian paradox), where a lot of things are done in a different way, in the Alsatian way, that proudly

La tarte flambée

La tarte flambée, or flamme-küche, is a speciality from Alsace. Imagine the thinnest pizza base covered with crème fraîche, lardons, onions, and if gratinée, rapé. In the oven, and oplà, piping hot under your nose! I’m not entirely sure it’s pizza base, because you do not sense any yeast and there no proofing involved, but every

La rentrée: back to post

The move and the new life took a considerable part of my time. And I’m not yet completely adjusted to the new situation. But, hey, I live in France! That’s the best part of it! Baguette at every corner, usually accompanied by eclair or other bakery goods! Fromage blanc (a sort of very rich greek yogurt, velvety

Le déjeuner sur l’herbe

Traveling around France in low season, sometimes mean you won’t find a restaurant open, especially if you travel off the beaten track. But is there another way to travel? 😉 Lost in the countryside, far from any “big” town, the only thing open is the local épicerie, what do you do? Well, you simply enter

La France que j’aime: Aveyron, Saint-Affrique Market

My husband was born in Paris, but when he was 2 his parents moved to Aveyron, one of the most agricultural, rustic and breathtaking region of France. And even one of the least touristic. As we have a legacy there, we have to fortune to go there at least once a year, in very different

La France que j’aime

Les Pays Basque France is a big country, filled with wonders at any corners. My advice to everyone who wants to travel around France is to go off the beaten track and search for the real French experience. What’s the Real French Experience? It’s a life changing experience, full of wine, incredible food and fantastic

Sablée Breton

My dear friend Sara organized a wonderful cookies swap to celebrate Christmas! She invited over some other girls, Italians, Americans, a French girl and we swapped all different kind of cookies. I brought 3 different kind of cookies: simple Italian cookies in the shape of hearts, cranberries rockies and this sablée Breton. Sablée Breton are