Traditional French Christmas dinner

Coucou,

Christmas is coming and your dream comes true: you are in France!
You visit the Christmas markets, eat roasted chestnuts and drink « vin chaud ».

While walking around the stalls, French people talk about their preparations for Christmas: what they’re planning to cook, eat and drink.

But wait.

What will they cook, eat and drink for Christmas?
This is what we’ll see in today’s episode of Comme une Française TV.

What to eat at a traditional French Christmas dinner:

Et toi ?

Have you ever tasted one of these specialties? When and where?
Which one are you most curious about?

The comment section is the best area to start discussions and ask questions!

For more, check out the Christmas in France video series. You’ll find more French phrases, gift ideas and French traditions.

Bonne semaine !

Géraldine

How to wish a merry christmas in French

Coucou,

It’s Christmas time!
It will soon be the moment to wish all your loved ones a Joyeux Noël.

The phrases you’ll use in French to wish a Joyeux Noël
to your colleagues, your friends or your family are not the same.

How do we wish a Joyeux Noël in French in person, by email or on a Christmas card?

This is what we’ll see in today’s episode of Comme une Française TV

Here are 3 ways to wish a merry Christmas in French:

Et toi ?

Wish someone a « Bonne année » in French and tell us how it went!
By email, on the phone, in person. They all work!

The comment section is the best area to start discussions and ask questions!

I’m looking forward to hearing about your friends impressed by your perfect French.

Gros bisous,

Géraldine

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First days of December.
You’ve been living in France for a while now.

Christmas is coming and you have no idea what to bring back home.
And NO: you WON’T buy an overpriced plastic Eiffel Tower.

You’re looking for something that looks French AND is stylish AND is original.

Need Christmas gifts ideas from Comme une Française?
Here’s the second video of the « Christmas in France » serie.

What to bring back home this Christmas?

Click to watch « 10 best Christmas gifts to take back home »:

Links to the ideas: Biscuits de la Mère Poulard, La Belle Iloise, La pâte de speculoos, Notes de Boulet (his blog), Gaston Lagaffe de Franquin, Joséphine de Pénélope Bagieu (her blog), Tu mourras moins bête de Marion Montaigne, Le Chat de Philippe Geluck, Moulin Roty, Brain Box d’Asmodée.

Et toi ?

If you live in France, what will you offer for Christmas?
If you live abroad, what do you dream of receiving for Christmas from France?

Share and exchange gift ideas in the comment section with the Community.

I’m looking forward to hearing about your Christmas in France experiences all December.

A très vite,

Géraldine

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