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Planning a dinner in Franche-Comté

France is known for its culinary treasures.  Having recently been placed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list (read here), it’s little wonder that cooking for French friends/family can be a daunting task.  Paul Bocuse may talk about quenelles or how to make chou pastry…  But what if you’re making dinner for your Franche-Comté relatives? What do […]

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“Comtois, surrender!”

A little history                    Sites to see                    Famous Franc-Comtois I’m not even going to start at the beginning because neither you nor I have that much time on our hands.  Suffice it to say that the region of Franche-Comté has a long history.  This is France after all and the old girl, with all her beautiful parts, is getting […]

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Am I French yet?

I chuckled when I typed the heading for this post.  It’s a joke that D and I share and it came about during a conversation with les parents. Les parents love me.  (What’s not to love?)  They love me like a daughter and even before D and I got married they called me their daughter.  […]

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