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Beignets de Carnaval

Beignets de Carnaval

Bonjour my friends, Tuesday was Mardi Gras. In France, it’s carnival day, one of the most fun days of the year for kids. While growing up, we always celebrated carnival day. In my small village, all the kids would dress up and meet in the school courtyard. Then we would all walk together through the … Continue reading

Mousse… Toujours!

Mousse… Toujours!

Bonjour my friends, There we are, a few days after Christmas. I love the holidays, spending time with family, eating good food, and opening presents (yes, I did get some new toys for my kitchen this year!) Of course, the holidays are always a little bittersweet. Being an expat makes you a citizen of the … Continue reading

Apple Pie – French Style

Apple Pie – French Style

Bonjour my friends, It looks like we survived the first round of holiday feast! I love the holiday season, especially in the States since the Christmas spirit starts with Thanksgiving. Having grown up in France, I of course never celebrated Thanksgiving. We started getting excited for the holidays at the beginning of December, when my … Continue reading

Mad about Madeleine

Mad about Madeleine

Bonjour my friends, I hope some of you have a sweet tooth because this week’s recipe is a classic “mini cake” in France: The Madeleine. Kids (as well as adults) love them. It’s the perfect little treat to go with coffee/tea after lunch, without feeling guilty (well, if you eat the whole batch, you might … Continue reading