10 Good Reasons to Learn French

cusine10 Good Reasons to Learn French
Did I mention that the chocolate soufflé was the most tastiest dessert I’ve ever eaten? French cuisine is filled with tasty treats: croissants, pastries, tarts, baguettes, cheese, wine, crepes, macarons – I could literally go on for hours about how …
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Haute Cuisine: Las Vegas Eateries You Must Try
AMAZING AMBIANCE Twist is the only place in the U.S. that you can experience Pierre Gagnaire’s haute cuisine. Its beautiful light fixtures and floor-to-ceiling windows are perfectly befitting of this French master’s fare. DYNAMITE DISHES This is …
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Danone to Swallow Up WhiteWave Foods
French yogurt maker Danone is doubling the size of its U.S. business by purchasing organic foods producer WhiteWave Foods (NYSE: WWAV) for $ 10 billion. Spun out from milk producer Dean Foods in 2013, WhiteWave has long been seen as an attractive …
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Park attends French food festival in S. Korea

cusinePark attends French food festival in S. Korea
President Park Geun-hye on Thursday tasted French food at a festival in Seoul as South Korea hosted a celebratory event to mark the 130th anniversary of diplomatic ties with its European partner. In 2010, South Korea and France agreed to designate the …
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Eat Like Tony Parker: The Spurs Point Guard on French Food in SA and Why You
I think for the food truck we tried to keep it simple. Obviously, we tried to stay authentic, but we didn’t go too deep. We’re not going to have foie gras or stuff like that. I think that’s like really, really French. We have to stay adapted to the San …
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‘This is sh*t!’: France says goodbye to beloved food critic
Though little known outside his homeland, Jean-Pierre Coffe, whose death at the age of 78 was announced Wednesday, was one of France’s best-loved TV personalities known above all for his relentless and often outspoken campaign against eating badly.
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Traditional fats and French cuisine: Campbell predicts trends for the food

cusineTraditional fats and French cuisine: Campbell predicts trends for the food
When one idea becomes a trend in the food industry, it opens the door for another. Such is the case with a revival in traditional French cuisine, to the use of traditional fats like butter in everyday cooking. (In fact, some brands are now promoting …
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CCA, Manila partners with Escoffier school to offer full French cuisine course
In addition to opening more campuses in the metro, CCA is also offering the first full French course in the country. In April, CCA will be accepting its initial batch of students who will receive a National Diploma in French Cuisine (from France, no …
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Chef uses staple Filipino condiments in French cuisine
Adobo and pancit are not exotic food to the CEO of Security and Telesurveillance Co. in Paris, France. In fact, the French had to develop their gustatory taste to traditional toyo (soy sauce) and patis (fish sauce). “I do fusion cuisine. I practice …
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Extreme French fries making rounds in New Orleans are ultimate comfort food

cusineExtreme French fries making rounds in New Orleans are ultimate comfort food
The gourmet ante has been upped to include stick-to-your-ribs house-made sauces and house-smoked meats. Nor are these a matter of dunking the fry basket and pouring on some canned chili. Ask a chef about the prep for these frites and poutines, and you …
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A simple question
The baguette sandwiches came on a split pretzel stick. It was definitely a stick and not a roll as it had no greater circumference than what you might call a particularly large hot dog. On the first baguette was smoked salmon and spicy Dijon mustard …
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New Delaware places for fired-up foods debut
Smoke is a key ingredient when it comes to barbecue, a relatively simple food. Well, as long as you don’t mess it up. It might not be fancy, but good, savvy cooks understand its basics – wood and time – produce delicious results. Lucky for us, skilled …
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Experts say French heat wave is killing wine production

cusineExperts say French heat wave is killing wine production
“In terms of the dryness on the ground, the situation remains tense over a large part of the country,” said Francois Vinit from Meteo France, the national weather forecaster. This has also had an impact on other French food production. Cabbage and corn …
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France’s Bonduelle prepares bid for Green Giant: report
French food group Bonduelle SCA is in discussions to team up with Centerview Partners in a bid to acquire General Mills Inc’s Green Giant frozen and canned vegetable business, according to people familiar with the matter. Bonduelle shares rose 3 …
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Food truck offers fast food to Fayette County Courthouse crowd
Smith “has been washing dishes since the age of 15” and graduated from culinary school at Westmoreland County Community College in 2007. He learned much of his trade while working some years ago at Chez Gerard, an authentic French restaurant once …
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French right-wing tells artists: Earn your keep

trendFrench right-wing tells artists: Earn your keep
Artists on the French Riviera are dismayed by a decree from the far-right town hall of Frejus, obliging them to give free workshops for schoolchildren or lose their low-rent accommodation. David Rachline, one of 11 Front National (FN) mayors elected in …
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Top 10 Horror/Sci-Fi Artists
This list comes from Stoneburner’s Steven Archer, who put together an incredible and richly detailed list that goes over his Top 10 Horror/Sci-Fi Artists. Archer explains, “I am using the term “artists” very loosely because I would like to cover a lot …
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Bucksport Arts Festival to feature 30 artists
This weekend she will be at the Bucksport Arts festival showing off some of her paintings along with about 30 other artists. The festival will feature a variety of art from jewelry to fiber to wood along with food and music. Lammers is looking forward …
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Latest French Food News

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Le French Week Brings Music, Food, & Festivities to New Jersey
For one week in July, New Jersey goes French. Between July 6 – 14, which is Bastille Day (France’s Independence Day) Le French Week will offer fun events celebrating all things French. There are many events throughout NJ—from French charades and …
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Why do the French love McDonald’s so much?
In France we all eat croissants for breakfast, croque monsieurs for lunch and finish the day with a three course meal ending with café and macarons (without ever putting on weight or children throwing food!). Well that’s what some would have you …
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What’s on Today: Fête de la musique, French Food Design Exhibit, PRIDE Panel
A sharing session aiming to provide participants with information about organizations, groups and individuals who are putting much effort against a variety of issues and their feedback. Vito Russo (HIV/AIDS activist): “Remember that someday the HIV …
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Latest French Food News

cusine7 French Food Terms You Should Know
We’re all familiar with the experience of sitting down at a table at a French restaurant after a long wait, scanning the menu and… wait, what’s that? Is it vegetarian? I like all the other things in this dish, but what if this mystery ingredient makes …
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Jellyfish-lamb Hybrid Ends Up as Meat at French Slaughterhouse
However, the lamb in question did not express the gene. The meat was sold to a private individual in October 2014, and that an INRA employee had concealed the sale to the abattoir, the group added. Selling any genetically-modified food in France is …
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TLC’s Vietnamese twist to French cuisine in ‘Luke Nguyen’s France’
MUMBAI: TLC presents a new series with acclaimed Australian-Vietnamese chef Luke Nguyen in Luke Nguyen’s France. Luke is back to continue his culinary adventures – this time, in France. Join him as he explores the land that has shaped the food of his …
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Voleo’s Seafood Restaurant of Lafitte among new vendors at 2015 French

cusineVoleo’s Seafood Restaurant of Lafitte among new vendors at 2015 French
David Volion says he’s been “beating on that door” to get into the French Quarter Fest for about three years. “I guess I wore them down,” said Volion, who was finally invited to do a tasting. “I went up there and presented what I had, and they enjoyed …
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Restaurant review: We take a bite out of French Village
Frequent travellers to other towns and cities are like criminals. They like to go back to the scene of the coffee. I have a fondness for Brown Thomas’ cafe in Dublin. When in Londonderry, I go to Brown’s in Town.
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Local Restaurant Offers A Little Taste of France Right Here in Kelowna
Serving a five-course, fixed-price meal of $ 39, chef Holman creates a divine evening of French cuisine with simple and clean ingredients. Holman’s menu is constantly changing. Depending on his creative daily flair and what ingredients are available at …
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1000 Chefs in 150 Countries Celebrate the Glories of Real French Food

cusine1000 Chefs in 150 Countries Celebrate the Glories of Real French Food
Participating chefs include some of the top names in French cuisine — among them Paul Bocuse, Guy Savoy, Joël Robuchon, Raymond Blanc, and Marc Haeberlin — along with scores of other French and non-French chefs working in France and abroad.
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From farm to plate: French chef keeps food safe
Jean-Marc Roman, owner/chef of the Café du Rhône in Haute Savoie, France, follows a longstanding tradition of preparing local products of top quality and freshness while also adhering to the 5 keys to safer food recommended by WHO. Patrons of his …
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Gastronomic diplomacy: 150 countries, 1300 chefs cook French food
A dinner prepared by French famous chefs is served to guests, in the Battles Gallery at the Versailles Palace, west of Paris, Thursday March 19, 2015. The world was a symphony of popping champagne corks Thursday night, as over a thousand chefs across 5 …
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