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How to sound like a French person

Not only does France have its secrets and hidden beauty, the French language is a journey in itself, where you can get lost even more easily as you try to solve its mysteries. Some examples of these mysteries come to my mind: 'X' or 'S' for plurals and names? For instance the famous Loire Valley “castles” is quite difficult to write correctly. Indeed, the French word “ château ” is written with a “^” (i.e. accent circonflexe ) on the first “a“, which is a reminder of the former “ s ” that used to exist in old French, where ...

Salmon with Goat Cheese, by Karine

This is an easy recipe and you shouldn't have any problems finding the ingredients. You can trust Karine, it is delicious! INGREDIENTS 1 pound of salmon fillet (without skin) 1 large yellow onion (diced) 1 red bell pepper (diced) 1/2 lemon juice 2 to 3 ounces of crumbled goat cheese (according to taste) a few leaves of fresh basil (chopped) - optional 4 ounces of sour cream 4 ounces of heavy whipping cream grated swiss cheese (sprinkle on top of the dish for the "gratin") PREPARATION Place all the ingredients in the same order as above in a medium-sized baking dish (ideally a square glass...

Vincent's Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Kitchen - Lemon Meringue Pie recipe
Here we bring you Vincent's delicious Lemon Meringue Pie recipe! We didn't get a chance to take close-up pictures of Vincent's pie... it had already been devoured! Ingredients For 1 big pie or 6 individual servings: Pastry 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup butter water a pinch of salt. Cooking Instructions Cook the pastry covered with aluminium foil for 15 minutes at 350°F. To Make the Lemon Filling: In medium saucepan bring to a boil 2 cups of water + 2 tablespoons butter. Meanwhile, mix together 2 tablespoons cornstarch, 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, 1 1/5 sugar, 4 egg yolks, the zest...

Thank You to France Just For You supporters !

thank you to our supporters
This brand new blog and website are the opportunity for us to thank all the people who have been supporting us since the beginning of France Just For You project. You made it happen and we are very thankful for the precious help! Thanks very much to the American dream team who has agreed to play the guinea pigs and answer to our market study and all questions about what they would like or dislike doing while in France. Thanks as well for your help in finding the name « France Just For You » ! Thank you Antoine for transforming a business idea into a legal company. Thank you to our relatives...

Florence's Orange Marmalade Recipe

how to make orange marmalade
This is my mother’s orange marmalade recipe and it has been improved over the years. This marmalade tastes sweet rather than bitter. It’s delicious to have on toast for breakfast. Ingredients For 7 to 9 jars of marmalade: 2.5 lbs of oranges (weigh the oranges with both ends cut off) 1 yellow lemon granulated sugar The preparation of this orange marmalade does not take too long, but it's spread across 3 days. Cooking instructions Day 1: Cut the entire oranges and the lemon into small pieces. (Do not peel the fruit) Add 7,5 cups of water. Let it rest for 24 hours. Day 2: On a preserving pan,...


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