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European Traditions in Linens and Housewares

Our discoveries along the byways of France and Beyond


Gourmet Food Specialties

While living in France, we became familiar with many of the  sweet and savory food specialties associated with various regions of Gaul.  We now have a sampling of many of these, available both on-line,and in our store.

Mother's Day Special

The Sweets Collection of course include wonderful French and Belgian candies and confitures.  We feature  the outstanding collection of gift chocolates shipped directly from France to you or your recipient by zChocolate

This Mother’s Day,  show Mom how much you truly appreciate her with a gift as unique and special as she is – a personalized assortment of mouth-watering, handmade French chocolates from zChocolat. Choose from a combination of all 15 numbered zChocolates, or customize with all pralines, all milk or dark chocolates, or the fancy chocamandines or orangettes. Your gift will be affectionately presented with ‘I love you, Mom’ in French (‘Je t’aime Maman’) engraved on its basswood box, one that she will cherish even after the chocolates are gone. Accompanied by a fragrant lavender heart, the box is wrapped in gift paper stamped with an elegant heart-shaped wax Love seal. If you’re good, maybe she’ll share…  Order now to enjoy them for the holiday! Click on the picture above:

 Anis de FlavignyOther sweets include a selection of French hard candy in tins by Rendezvous, ButterGallettes de bretagne Caramels by Maison de Armorine, and the famous candy covered anise seeds in traditional tins by Anise de Flavigny.   A selection of French fruit confitures, jams and jellies and the ever popular Gallettes de Bretagne…butter cookies in a collector reusable tin…round out our selection of traditional sweets.


The Savory Collection includes classic and flavored Dijon mustards and Tarragon MustardProvence Vinegars by Fallot, Herbs de Provence by Anysetiers du Roi, Flavored sea salts in grinder mill containers byLe Pere Pelletier, Black and Green oliveHerbs de Provence teppanade by Moulin de la Brague, and olive oil, Truffle oil and other flavored oils by La Favorita.

These items…sweet or savory…are sure to please your family and guests and remind everyone of the special tastes of France.  They also make great gifts. You can make up your own gift pack by selecting several items which will be shipped to you in a handy gift carrier.  Check our website to see new items as they are added.





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