Mon Petit Four translates to my little oven in French and it stems from the idea that, historically, cooks in France had ovens that only had 2 settings, one that was very high heat for roasting and one that was low heat suitable only for pastry. Regardless of the simplicity of their equipment, French cooks created the most magnificient pastries using this petit four setting.
This concept of creating sophistication and elegance from a basis of simplicity is something the French emanate in all aspects of life.
French cooks prefer recipes that require just a handful of ingredients and learned techniques to make those ingredients shine. French style, both fashion and interiors, is classic and timeless, focused more on quality than the latest trends.
I love embracing the French lifestyle, knowing that everything I choose to eat or wear or surround myself with are carefully curated things that I absolutely love and cherish. It’s why you’ll find lots of French recipes and French style ideas here on my blog. At the end of the day, this site represents a love for good food, beautiful surroundings, and artful living.
Classic meals like roast chicken seasoned with garlic, olive oil and herbs de provence…stone fruit caramelized in a cast iron skillet and flipped over a bed of pastry…or perhaps a suggestion of flowers and candles for your home, and an incredibly luxe scarf to layer around your neck…these are just a few examples of the timeless quality and irresistible allure of the French lifestyle I share on my site.
Make sure to catch me LIVE on my Facebook page where I whip up easy dishes each week!
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