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"Before this year of the pandemic, the best immersion school I have attended the Ecole Des Trois Ponts. I attended two times and each time my french improved. Now, of course, it is not possible to attend the school. What is possible is online lessons by skype or zoom.
I needed a challenge and decided to try the online program. It has been very rewarding. Having a personal french coach has been, tremendously, helped me with my weak areas. So, if you have a love of the french language and want to grow, I encourage you to start the online program".

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Discover bouchon lyonnais during yor cook travel

Brasserie and bouchon lyonnais

Brasserie and bouchon lyonnais: the best places for typical French food.

The assertion that French cuisine is famous is an understatement. For decades, the excellency of French cooking has reached the pinnacle, thanks to gastronomy guides like the “Guide Michelin”.

French classes in France will certainly help you read those guides, and looking at the menus will make you salivate for hours.

Many cooks became worldwide stars thanks to their talent, ingenuity and spirit of avant-garde.

Still, in many French plates, most dishes are not inspired by this fancy cooking. Quite the opposite!

Traditional meals are at the very core of what French people eat, when they gather with friends or family.

If you want to experience this feeling of home cooking, during a cook travel, the best spots will be a good “brasserie” or a “bouchon lyonnais” if you are in the city of Lyon, not far away from Roanne.

Nothing very fancy and no ten words long dish on the menu. Things a pretty straightforward: a sausage is a sausage, a salad is a salad, a beef burgundy is just a beef burgundy.

Forget about those fancy restaurants where you will eat just three bites and empty your bank account at the same time.

In a brasserie, portions a generous, and greed is left at the doorstep.

And let’s not forget about the atmosphere, the noise of forks and knives clattering, the conversations of friends and working colleagues that just have an hour to have lunch… and that will finally stay at the table for much longer.

For a starter, what about a plate of “charcuterie”, with some ham, sausages and small pickles? And why not some smoked salmon?

Feeling hungry? We will certainly recommend an “andouillette”, or if you feel less adventurous, the classic “steak frites”.

All you need with this is a glass of wine. You don’t need to go fancy on it, the server will recommend a good red wine that will do the job.

For dessert, a thin crust apple pie or the fluffy “île flottante”.

Check out on the internet for the best spots and go for it, you will not regret it, and this will certainly give you some idea for your next French cooking lesson.