Joyeuse Fête Nationale! Just like the Italians, the French take their food very seriously. In fact, food is closely linked to emotions and to how much (or how little!) you like or love someone. Indeed, Le flambeau de l’amour s’allume à la cuisine (The torch of love is lit in the kitchen).
Bastille Day will be upon us very soon, and the European summer has finally arrived after a tremendously cold winter. Public holidays and warm weather call for adequate food. Bastille Day can be compared to the 4th of July in the US, but that’s where the comparison ends…..