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Marchés de Noël en France (Christmas Markets in France) Posted by on Dec 17, 2012

The best pre-holiday tradition, au moins en France (at least in France), is les marchés de Noël: Christmas markets! Although neither I nor mon amie Jennie particularly celebrate it, here is what she said about her own Christmas holiday experience in France, a few years ago already: Les marchés de Noël are found throughout France (and the rest of the…

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French Wedding Traditions Posted by on Aug 15, 2009

I was doing a wedding menu (menu mariage) translation today and I came across the word pièce montée, otherwise known as croquembouche.  I have to say that I hadn’t specifically remembered this dessert from the French wedding I attended back in the summer of 2003, but it is all sort of a blur now anyway. …

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