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Simply Gourmand's newsletter is usually about what we have in store for you: French food favorites and home essentials hard to find in America, French food tips and recipes, even French cultural events.

Today I would love to hear from YOU. If we could do one thing do to make your day better, what would it be? Just let me know here. I will follow up!

P.S. As a conversation starter, here are the three most popular products on our website: Amora Dijon mustard, Teisseire syrups and Nestlé Dessert baking chocolate.

This month's deals: 20% off Cracotte wheat slices, Carte Noire coffee and Alsa vanilla sugar (coupon code MAY2017)

 

Just in: more French food favorites

 

Among the favorites recently added to our shelves you will find Le Petit Marseillais apple and olive shampoo and hand cream.
 
If there is a French treat you would like to find on our website, please share your craving with us.

 

Suggestions for your French agenda

 

There is a host of exciting French cultural events to enjoy all around the United States this month. Take a look at our highlights and enjoy your picks!

Boston's Museum of Fine Arts presents Matisse in the Studio. The exhibition brings a fresh perspective on the master's work through the lens of his collection of personal objects.Through July 9.

In Chicago the Young French Cinema 2017 presents an exciting selection of recent French films. Through May 31.

The Young French Cinema 2017 series is also screened in Columbus, OH. Through June 14.

with narration by internationally renowned actor Gérard Depardieu - See more at: http://cso.org/ticketsandevents/production-details-2016-17/chicago-symphony-orchestra/muti-conducts-prokofiev-ivan-the-terrible/#sthash.28NhrZ5h.dpuf
with narration by internationally renowned actor Gérard Depardieu - See more at: http://cso.org/ticketsandevents/production-details-2016-17/chicago-symphony-orchestra/muti-conducts-prokofiev-ivan-the-terrible/#sthash.28NhrZ5h.dpuf
with narration by internationally renowned actor Gérard Depardieu - See more at: http://cso.org/ticketsandevents/production-details-2016-17/chicago-symphony-orchestra/muti-conducts-prokofiev-ivan-the-terrible/#sthash.28NhrZ5h.dpuf

In Greenwich, CT the Bruce Museum presents Alfred Sisley: Impressionist Master, the first U.S. retrospective of the French painter in over 20 years. Through May 21.

The Minneapolis Institute of Art presents Children in Paris: The Birthday Boy and Friends, a focused exhibition showcasing late 19th century works on paper with children as their subject, by Cassatt, Renoir, Lepère, and others. Through October 8.

The Montclair Art Museum presents Matisse and American Art, the first exhibition to examine the French master’s profound impact upon the development of American modern art from 1907 to the present. Through June 18.

In New York Film Forum pays tribute to director Jean-Pierre Melville, the master of French film noir, and so much more. Through May 11.

New York's French Institute (FIAF)'s current film series couldn't be more topical: Liberté, Egalité, Fantasy: French Politics on Film. Through May 30.

 New York's Metropolitan Museum presents Seurat's Circus Sideshow, a fascinating exhibition centered around the Pointillist masterpiece. Through May 29.

 In Richmond, VA the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts hosts Yves Saint-Laurent: The Perfection of Style. Through August 27.

 In San Francisco the Legion of Honor museum presents Monet: The Early Years, the first major US exhibition devoted to the initial phase of the Impressionist master. Through May 29.

In St. Louis, MO the 9th edition of the Robert Classic French Film Festival celebrates French cinema with a carefully selected series of classics. Through March 26.

In St. Louis, MO the Kemper Art Museum presents Spectacle and Leisure in Paris: Degas to Mucha. Through May 21.

Last but not least, Jean-Michel Jarre, aka the (grand)father of electronic music, tours North America with performances  in Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, Broomfield, CO, Berkeley and Los Angeles. Through May 27.

 

Try our recipe for veal chops with Dijon mustard

 

Get your taste buds ready for Amora Dijon mustard! French beans are a great side for this dish.

Ingredients (serves 4)
4 veal chops
1 tbsp olive oil
40 grams (1½ tbsp) butter
8 tbsp heavy liquid cream
4 tbsp Dijon mustard
salt and pepper

Preparation
Heat the oil and butter together in the pan. Brown the veal chops on both sides (about 10 minutes).
Add salt and pepper and cook for 10 minutes on low heat.
Remove the chops from the pan and place them in a dish, keep warm.
Put the cream and mustard in the pan. Mix with the cooking juices of the meat. Heat for 2 minutes and pour over the chops.

 


 

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