The Famous Omelet of La Mère Poulard at the Mont Saint-Michel

Visible leagues away from land and sea, the Mont Saint-Michel rises amidst the vast bay bearing its name, alternatively surrounded by miles of treacherous sand or fast marées (f.) (tides), giving it an aura of legend as the succeeding layers … Continue reading

Family Moments during Christmas in France

No other holidays suscitent (verb ‘susciter‘: to arouse, create) such expectations of warm réunions (f.) de famille (family gatherings) as Christmas time. Passer de bons moments ensemble (have a good time together, lit. to pass good moments), around a table and près du feu (near the fire), en … Continue reading