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2021 Best Sellers

Here they are, our 2021 Best Sellers! Take 20% off all twelve of them with coupon code TOP2021.

Apart from newcomers St Michel large butter galettes with sea salt and Orangina citrus soda, our TOP2021 favorites are all long-time best sellers at Simply Gourmand. Take a look and you'lI notice a few strong patterns: crispiness (Heudebert biscottes, LU Petit Beurre, and St Michel galettes are all good examples), bubbles (hello Liptonic, created especially for the French market), and above all, flavor (bonjour Amora Dijon mustard* and Nestlé Dessert dark baking chocolate).

The common feature, however, is that our Best Sellers are all beloved cooking and food staples the French use and enjoy in their everyday life. Join in and have a taste!

Marianne
Founder & Gourmand-in-Chief

 

* Sorry, Amora Dijon mustard is currently out of stock, but we will get a refill later this month. Click the green button Notify Me on the product page if you want to hear from us when it is back in stock.

 

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This month's deals: 20% off our 2021 top 12 sellers with coupon code TOP2021 (offer valid until January 31, 2022, as long as supplies last).

 

Just in: more French favorites

Among the French favorites recently added to our shelves you will find Les Délices du Lubéron red pepper and olive spread, Martin-Pouret white vinegar with shallots, Espig organic rosemary leaves from Provence, and Goulibeur mini butter shortbread in colorful tins.

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 plenty of exciting on-site French cultural events all around America. Enjoy your picks!

 

The Brooklyn Museum presents Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams. Through February 20, 2022.

 

The Dallas Museum of Art presents Van Gogh and the Olive Groves. Through February 6, 2022.

 

The Denver Art Museum presents The 19th Century in European and American Art.

 

In Kansas City, MO the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents Monet Water Lilies: From Dawn to Dusk. Through January 23, 2022.

 

The Kent State University Museum presents Forever Chanel / Coco + Karl. Through February 22, 2022.

 

New York's FIAF (French Institute Alliance Française) presents its new film series, Comedy on Film: What Makes the French Laugh? Through February 22.

 

New York's FIAF (French Institute Alliance Française) will soon open its annual festival dedicated to French animation, Animation First, showcasing 50 premieres with in-person screenings and online streaming. February 11-21.

 

In Washington DC, the Hirshhorm Museum presents Marcel Duchamp: the Barbara and Aaron Levine Collection. Through May 8, 2022.

 

Try Amora's recipe for croziflette with Dijon mustard

 Croziflette with Dijon mustard

This robust gratin made with crozets (the signature pasta from the French Alps) is a quintessential winter dish.

Ingredients (serves 4)
300g
buckwheat crozets
1 Tbps Dijon mustard
200g lardons (diced bacon)
20cl crème fraîche
10cl dry white wine
1 onion, chopped
1 Reblochon cheese
salt and pepper to taste

Directions
Cook crozet in salted boiling water 20 minutes. Drain.
Sauté chopped onion in a little oil. Add in lardons and cook another few minutes.
Preheat oven to 200ºC (400ºF).
In a gratin tray buttered generously, alternate one layer of crozets and one layer of onion and lardons twice.
Mix Dijon mustard and crème fraîche, and spread on top of gratin.
Cut Reblochon cheese in halves lengthwise. Place the halves next to each other on top of gratin. Add in dry white wine.
Cook in oven 25 minutes.
Serve immediately.