The French celebrate their independence on Bastille Day, July 14th each year. This is the day the French Revolutionists stormed the Bastille releasing its prisoners. It's considered the turning point of that conflict which ultimately overturned monarch rule in France. There is always a parade down the Champs Elysees with the beautiful Arc de Triomphe ... Read more
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Chocolate Madeleines, the perfect treat ANYTIME!
Chocolate Madeleines are the perfect anytime treat! In France when you order coffee, you always get a small biscuit. These days, it is usually a tiny wrapped butter cookie but at a posh address; you may be served a madeleine alongside your beverage. Madeleines are tiny little pound cakes and are not typically seen in chocolate ... Read more