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The virtual event will feature an address by French Ambassador Philippe Étienne, music, culture, gastronomy, contests and more.
Nadia Boulanger influenced generations of Americans with her teaching. She passed away in 1979, but she and her curriculum are highly respected in the American music world and at the European American Music Alliance in France.
Many of the European butters, especially French butter, have a slightly tangy flavor due to the cream being cultured (fermented) before it is churned. The process resembles that used to make crème fraîche. This culturing or “souring” produces a fuller flavor and aroma and its often the lingering taste that dominates people’s food memories of France.
Watch this fascinating look at the restoration of gilding in the king’s corner cabinet at Château de Versailles.