Today, 8th May is the day of the French WWII Armistice. Remembering not to let it happen again… This was Lucie Aubrac leitmotiv, a French resistant! Let’s remember by watching the great French movies featuring WWII! From comedy to
My grandma’s Gougère recipe (cheese choux pastry) If you have travelled to Burgundy, you may have tried the Gougère, small cheese puffs, that French people usually have with an aperitif. I will share with you my grandma‘s Gougère recipe!
Being a child and a young teenager in the ’90s, these movies bring back memories and reference of specific times. The same as music, movies are a representation of culture references, way of seeing life and reflecting.
My grandma’s Savoie cake recipe (Gâteau de Savoie) This is THE family recipe of a very traditional cake from the region of Savoie, in the French Alps. This is my grandma’s region, and I think she got this recipe from her mother.
What is normal? Since I’m an adult, I’ve lived abroad for more than 7 years in 6 different countries. Each experience was different and, as time was passing, I was getting used to the culture shocks.
My hometown, Lyon, is the birthplace of cinema with the Lumière brother’s invention able to be broadcasted to crowds. I couldn’t but talk about French cinema! The first public cinema broadcast happened in 1895 in Paris, showing workers as they
Have you ever felt that the way French employees were behaving with their boss a bit different than you have experience in your country? You might still be trying to figure out how to behave and don’t really understand how professional relations work in terms of hierarchy in France.
My mum agreed to share with you her personal recipes! This one if one of my favorite! The French veal stew is one of the oldest French recipes still cooked nowadays!
Faire la bise in France, or to give a kiss on the cheek, is a daily way French people greet each other. As an expat, this is an everyday challenge to know when and who to greet with a kiss,
Did you know the French meal structure was declared as intangible world heritage by UNESCO in 2010? I will give you the insider tips to feel at ease during a French dinner! It is an understatement to say that the French food culture and the etiquette can be