Edible French: Tasty Expressions and Cultural Bites by Clotilde Dusoulier,Melina Josserand

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By Clotilde Dusoulier,Melina Josserand

The idiosyncrasies of language can let us know much a few tradition. during this pleasant e-book, Clotilde Dusoulier, author of the award-winning meals web publication Chocolate & Zucchini, delves into the background and that means of 50 of the French language’s most well-liked food-related expressions.

Accompanied by way of appealing watercolor illustrations via artist Mélina Josserand, fit for human consumption French explores whimsical turns of word such as:

Tomber dans les pommes (falling into the apples) = fainting
Se faire rouler dans l. a. farine (being rolled in flour) = being fooled
Avoir un cœur d’artichaut (having the center of an artichoke) = falling in love easily

A deal with of a learn for Francophiles and nutrients fanatics alike, Edible French is the tastiest strategy to discover French culture—one that would depart you in excessive spirits—or, because the French say, vous donnera los angeles pêche (give you the peach).

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