Le Gigot d’Agneau – French Roasted Leg of Lamb Recipe

Today, we'll take a look at a very traditional French leg of lamb recipe: le gigot d'agneau Pascal. In case you were wondering, let's be clear: "Agneau Pascal" does NOT mean "Some guy named Pascal's recipe for leg of lamb!" but rather the lamb that is traditionally cooked for Easter (called "Pâques") holiday. [Read More...]

Les Traditions de Pâques – Easter’s Traditions in France

"Pâques" is an important holiday in France: a religious one of course, but also a traditional gathering for families, religious or not. Kids go egg hunting (you can see our daughter Leyla in action), but our egg providers are a bit different: magic bells!! And we traditionally cook a large meal with a leg of lamb, and set a lively table to honor the coming of Spring time. [Read More...]

Vegan in France

Some people traveling to France are vegan. What can they expect as far as vegan food options and vegan customs in France? What is the French vegan vocabulary? [Read More...]

Last Sea Bath of the Year

Share the experience of a young Australian French immersion student as she signs up for the last bath of the year in the middle of the Brittany winter ! Practice your French with her bilingual story. [Read More...]

French Christmas Dialogue (With Audio)

For the Holidays, Olivier and I recorded a realistic French Christmas dialogue to introduce you to both the French traditions and precise French vocabulary used in around Xmas in France. This post comes with audio. Enjoy, and happy holidays! [Read More...]

The French Telethon

Early December, a huge solidarity movement takes over the French media: it's "le téléthon", a fund raiser / awareness movement to fight myopathies. Practice your French with this bilingual article + videos. [Read More...]