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How is Easter celebrated in France?

Easter is an important holiday for French families and France enjoys a three-day weekend, as Easter Monday is a public holiday in France like in Australia. Origins Easter is a festival with its origins in the Christian faith, where it marks the moment of Jesus’ resurrection, while in the Jewish religion, Easter is the moment […]

MACARONS IN MELBOURNE

Did you know that Ladurée sells over 4 million macarons? That’s just short of the population in Melbourne! History The Macaron first originated in 8th-century Venice where it was popular in monasteries. It was brought to France during the Renaissance by Catherine de Medici when she married Henry II of France; the pastry chefs she […]