Tag Archives: Cooking

Taste of France 2013

May 5, 2015

Taste of France is a non-profit organization that aims to offer New Yorkers the opportunity to experience France in a brand new way. Through various events and programs, Taste of France explores the diversity of the French world: its cuisine, lifestyle, tourism, fashion, culture, technology, and innovation. This year more than 100,000 visitors are expected […]

Celebrated exactly 40 days after Chrismas, on February 2nd, Candlemas is essentially synonymous with conviviality. This tradition, originally a Roman feast, has been continued from generation to generation. Candlemas has several origins, but whether pagan or Christian, the key is to respect the rule of homemade! The History and Traditions of “La Chandeleur” Candlemas like […]

Every year in October, since 1990, the Week of Taste – semaine du goût – is held across France with the aim to ‘’fight’’ for taste. The main goal of this event is to teach all consumers – whatever their age, but especially the youngest- about taste. For example, bakers, cooks or cheese producers visit […]

In the beginning of January, French bakeries are filled with a special cake: la galette. Much more than just a cake, this pastry is a beloved tradition that traces its roots back to the Roman Empire. The tradition of Tirer les rois that is to say to “Find the King” at the beginning of the […]

Bread Week in France

May 5, 2015

From May 14 to 20, France celebrates bread with workshops and tastings all around the country. This is a great event to remember the ancient tradition of bread-making and to learn more about this area of French culinary expertise History : The first French bakery opened during the 6th century, but it was only in […]