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French picnic favorites

 

'Tis the picnic season! Up your game with our French picnic favorites!

 

Our selection features Barral olives, Vilux pickles, Brets potato chips from Brittany, Lesieur mayonnaise (in a handy tube) to perk up your veggies and hard boiled eggs, and Teisseire syrups to flavor your water.

 

We have also included pâtés and rillettes by Hénaff and Rougié, fish rillettes by Groix & Nature and Les Mouettes d'Arvor, and olive tapenade and vegetable spreads by Les Délices du Lubéron, to make succulent sandwiches.

 

Enjoy the flavors. Take godd care of yourself.

 

Marianne Prébet

Owner & Gourmand-in-Chief

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Just in: more French favorites

Among the French favorites recently added to our shelves you will find Les Mouettes d'Arvor langoustine rillettes, Brets potato chips with Jura cheese, BN Casse-Croûte cookies, Mercier chocolate "saucisson" and poker game, Maison Pécou's unique Liquicroq bonbons, and Ricqlès peppermint oil.

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 French cultural events all around America. Enjoy your picks!

 

The Cleveland Museum of Art presents Monet in Focus. Through August 11.

 

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

 

Houston's Museum of Fine Arts presents Vertigo of Color: Matisse, Derain, and the Origins of Fauvism. Through May 27.

 

In Los Angeles the Getty Museum presents Camille Claudel, a major exhibition showcasing some 60 sculptures. Through July 21.

 

In Los Angeles the Getty Museum presents Hippolyte Bayard: A Persistent Pioneer. Through July 7.

 

In Los Angeles the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures presents Director's Inspiration: Agnès Varda, an exhibition showcasing the work of the most prominent female director of the New Wave. Through January 5, 2025.

 

In New York City, FIAF (French Institute) presents its new film series, Justine Triet: Anatomy of a Filmmaker. Through April 30. 

 

The Philadelphia Museum of Art present Rodin's Hands.Through January 25, 2025.

 

The Saint Louis Art Museum presents Matisse and the Sea. Through May 12.

 

In Washington, DC Marc Chagall's magistral Orphée mosaic in on view in the sculpture garden of the National Gallery.

 

Try out our tabouli recipe

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This Levantine salad has been a French favorite for decades. Here it is, your perfect healthy lunch.
 

Ingredients (serves 8)
cup bulgur
¼ cup lemon juice
2 larges tomatoes
2 bunches parsley
1 bunch mint
 
¼ cup olive oil
spring or green onions
salt and pepper to taste

Preparation
Chop and slice tomatoes, parsley, mint, spring/green onions into fine pieces and slices and add them into a salad bowl.
Add bulgur, lemon juice, olive oil.
Stir, cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
Serve chilled.