Céleri-rave looks strange, I agree. But it's very good. It's a part of what we call "crudités", "cru" means "raw", so it's a vegetable we eat raw, like a salad. To prepare it, you only need to peel it, and "râper" : Then, add a sauce salade. Have this...
One more interesting question ! It's the same as “faire la bise” or serrer la main”. As a foreigner, use the polite form “vous”. If someone thinks it's time to switch from “vous” to “tu”, he/she will start talking to you using “tu”, or he/she will say...
So many of my students ask me where they can find some... You might find « beurre de cacahuète » in a supermarket, but it's not sure. Only in some regions of France with many foreigners living here ! If there's « beurre de cachuète », it will be in the...
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That's a difficult question ! In France, you can shake hands or "faire la bise". Do not hug people execpt if it's a very, very good friend you haven't seem for ages. Shake hands (serrer la main) is more formal, but it's also more polite. You take no risk...
Epiphany In France, this occasion is now celebrated by everybody, and many people don't really know it's a religious event. For this occasion, you will see everywhere, in the supermarkets and in the boulangeries (bakery shops), hips of « galettes des...
With the beginning of this new year, you will receive and send "Season's Greetings" (des voeux). If you need to send yours, you can find a special postcard. If it's for some of your friends, you can also send an e-card. What do you write ? I show you...