From now till 27 November 2011, immerse in all things French at the French Marche held at Plaza Singapura Main Atrium. It is put together by the French Chamber of Commerce as a part of the French Festival Singapore 2011. A range of French regional specialties and products are presented in a setup similar to a typical French marketplace – it is an ideal place to start on your cultural journey, and shop like you’re in France!
It is also a great opportunity to speak to the French booth owners and get insightful culinary tips, or even have a casual chat to learn more about their culture. You will also get to sample the flavours of different French regions, and find authentic French delicacies and produce comprising wines, cheeses, preserves, foie gras and more.
Some notable highlights of the event that might be of interest are:
Beaujolais and Burgundy Wine introduction by Vins Georges Duboeuf
Friday, 25 November at 6pm
Café Calva Wine Tasting Session
Friday, 25 November at 7pm
Aequitas, About the Macaron,
Be enlightened about the origins of the Macaron, learn how it’s made, followed by a free sampling!
Friday 25 November at 1pm, Saturday 26 November 5pm and Sunday 27 November at 4pm
Test your knowledge and learn a few tips on how to best enjoy French wines at a workshop
Saturday, 26 November at 3pm and Sunday, 27 November at 1pm.
Culinary Demonstration by Chef Claudio Sandri –Brasserie Wolf – Boeuf Bourguignon
Tour de France by Food by Chef Julien Bompard of Le Saint Julien
Culinary demonstration and tasting of French regional specialities such as foie gras, escargot, cheese and more!
Culinary Demonstration by Chef Damien Le Bihan
Traditional homely French dishes
Event: The French Marché
Date(s) 21-27 November 2011
Venue(s) Plaza Singapura Main Atrium, Level 1, 68 Orchard Road
Timing(s) 10.00h-22.00h daily for the duration
Presenter French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (FCCS)
Here are some photographs of the event:
Forenote: This is an invited review.
About the Author
Melissa Koh is interior design trained, with a strong passion in photography and food. Her dream is to travel the globe, experiencing different cultures, food and art, documenting every moment on camera. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org