6 Gorgeous Paris Restaurants To Add to Your Hit List

interior of Le Train Bleu restaurant in Paris

Great restaurateurs know that these days, the decor of an establishment is as important as the menu. In Paris, a land where a different bistro or brasserie beckons you at every corner, modern French restaurants have learned to distinguish themselves not only with their food but with unique interior design. Read on for six gorgeous…

10 Mood-Enhancing Things To Do In Paris When It Rains

Things To Do In Paris When It Rains

If you haven’t experienced Paris sous la pluie, or “in the rain,” then you haven’t experienced the real Paris. No stranger to frequent wet weather, the City of Lights comes alive in a different way in the rain than it does in sunshine. Silver skies, beautiful architecture reflected in puddles – some say it’s even…

The History of the Croissant + a recipe from the World’s Best Pâtissier

croissants by cedric grolet opera, as seen in mfch magazine jan-feb issue

A golden crescent filled with paper-thin layers of pastry, the croissant is deeply associated with French culture. However, this breakfast favorite isn’t actually of French origin! In celebration of Croissant Day, Team MFCH – ardent fans of the delicious viennoiserie – looks back at the history of the croissant. Plus, we share a special recipe…

The Best Classic Cafés in Paris

tray with coffee at Parisian cafe Cafe verlet

When you think of Paris, undoubtedly one of the first images that comes to mind is a traditional French café. Rich in history and often accompanied by a terrasse (terrace), filled no matter the season, a classic café in Paris is the ideal spot to people watch while enjoying a quick caffeinated pick-me-up, a luxuriously…

Discover the Charming ‘Little(r) Museums of Paris’

illustration and image of musee nissim de camondo

If you’ve been to Paris, you’ve likely been to one of its most famous, big museums – perhaps the Louvre, Musée D’Orsay or Musée Rodin. But the City of Lights has a universe of smaller collections and cultural offerings, if you only know where to look. We discovered The Little(r) Museums of Paris: An Illustrated…

Inside the January/February 20 issue

A New Year is the promise of the clean slate, plans to be made, dreams to be fulfilled.  It’s with this spirit that we begin 2020 at My French Country Home! For our first issue of the year, there was nowhere better to begin than Paris. Read on for a taster of what you can…

6 Dreamy French Châteaux to Visit in Winter

Amboise chateau under cover of snow

While spring offers beautiful flowers and touring domaines by bike, there’s a definite charm to visiting the Loire’s French châteaux in during winter. Naturally there’s fewer people visiting at this time of year, and the châteaux look sublime covered in steel-colored frost or a thick layer of snow. Every Holiday season in the Touraine Loire…

team mfch: what we’re thankful for

team mfch thanksgiving post

Thanksgiving has rolled around so quickly! Before the holiday season runs away with us, it’s the perfect moment to take stock and reflect on what we’re grateful for. It’s been a busy year for the whole My French Country Home team and an exciting first year for the magazine. Read on to learn what we’re…