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Back to preserving school

Back to preserving school

11 new videos to swing on and cook in Le Parfait   Let’s face the truth, September is here and there is no way to escape it! So instead of mourning summer barbecues and parties, we  - at Le Parfait – decided to go on with the flow, and be that annoying back to school cheerleading friend that’s so ready for a new and crazy year! So Let’s begin this new season with some cooking and swinging in the kitchen! We had a lot of fun making 11 new recipes filled with good food, easy steps and joyful swing music. So here is Le Parfait assignment for the 2017/2018 preserving class:   1 recipe a week A pinch of imagination A few dancing...

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Let them eat french !

Let them eat french !

The 4 recipes every aspiring French foodie should know! Today is Bastille Day, also known as the French revolution, or, as we love to call it, the brag all you want day  (and we do love to brag). So we will do just that, and introduce you to real French proudness!    Let’s get down to business right away: we’re not here to talk about berets, Jean Paul-Sartre, or strikes (we’re not that cliché) but to talk about food. Because here’s a little secret: this is, and always will be the thing we are the most proud of!  So in honour of our great culinary heritage – and because we are extra nice – here are 4 recipes that will...

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How to make your outdoor space look like a little paradise!

How to make your outdoor space look like a little paradise!

Summer is here and with it it’s finally time to reclaim those little bit of heavens we left aside for so long: gardens, balconies, terraces or any piece of outdoors you can reach!  Think about it, there are at least (we’re quite optimistic at Le Parfait headquarters) 3 months of good weather to come, so at least 90 days to enjoy sunbathing, gathering, drinks or just relaxing with a book outside.   Now, how good would it feel to spend this time in a little jungle handmade by yourself? Or to have a nice cool drink at the end of the day surrounded by little lights and candles? So atmospheric, so perfect right?  Well roll up your sleeves, put some...

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Learning about fermentation with Sang-Hoon Degeimbre.

Learning about fermentation with Sang-Hoon Degeimbre.

Fermenting is one of the most ancient methods to preserve foods! It was used during prehistoric time, can you imagine? Of course, by then, they did not have Le Parfait jars, but they already knew how important it was to preserve good foods! Nowadays, fermenting is becoming a healthy and savoury trend, with chefs around the world promoting it. We met with one of them, Sang-Hoon Degeimbre - owner of l’Air Du Temps restaurant, a 2 Michelin stars restaurant in Belgium – who chose fermentation as one of his favourite process to preserve the products of his garden. Here is our little interview: What is fermentation: At the beginning, it’s a method to preserve...

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The little French-Touch that makes all the difference!

The little French-Touch that makes all the difference!

Ever wonder what was that je ne sais quoi, that elegance, which characterize French style? Here is the little secret: it’s simplicity. French style is about not putting too much thoughts, too much effort on something, but about confidence! And we- at Le Parfait- are really proud of that French-touch. We design simple yet, really efficient glass-jars. We are Eco-friendly, we are taste keepers and we are time savers!  But we are also re-usable, and big fans of DIY! So let’s embrace that French-touch for Christmas, and go with easy and yet so elegant ideas for your festive dinners! Trust yourself and your imagination, get your jars out of their shelves and create...

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Le Parfait gift: 5 new recipes to taste the word!

Le Parfait gift: 5 new recipes to taste the word!

For Christmas, jars will be filled with delicious –and brand new – recipes that will spread the Christmas spirits of Le Parfait worldwide Community! We were inspired by the traditional dishes of 5 countries and decided to shake things up a bit to create a unique menu!   USA: A delicious drink, kissed with holiday spices! Discover our homemade infused rum with figs, vanilla and grapes, the perfect liquor to spice up traditional eggnog! It will be nice to welcome your guests or cuddle up by a fireplace! Cheers!     UK: God Save the terrine! Forget foie-gras, this year we go wild - and by that we mean wild meats! We came up with a really...

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Orange is the new snack

Orange is the new snack

Trick or treat yourself with le Parfait ! There are two kinds of people : the ones that love Halloween, and the others. At Le parfait, we love eating, we love celebrating, and we love sharing. So you can easily guess which kind of people we are right ? Plus, we have a little thing in common with Halloween : our love for everything orange ! Let’s celebrate Halloween the right way : the modern and preserving way ! First things first : The Jack’O Lantern. As a good preserver, you know the importance of zero waste. So you are already wondering what to do with all this pumpkin leftover ! Well an Orange Soup of course! Squash,...

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Le Parfait guide to Autumn

Le Parfait guide to Autumn

Autumn is a favourite of us because it is a time to savour and preserve the simplest pleasure of life.  Like stepping on crunchy leaves, enjoying long walks in colourful woods looking for chestnuts and mushrooms, misty fall mornings and comfy nights in. Here is a little 101 course on how to do Autumn! For rainy days nothing better than planning a cosy day in : light up some candles (why not in jars for a warm atmosphere) Get ready for harvesting season by refreshing your preserving skills! We made nice tutos and videos :  How to make your own preserves? How to make your own jams? put your apron on and make some syrups and sauces that will spice up your warm...

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Summertime means summerjars

Summertime means summerjars

When the sun is that high and the weather is that warmth, it is time to preserve the best thing about this season : the food!  Let's get ready for pickles, jams and marmalades, terrines and ready meals that will taste like summer all year round! Now is your chance to preserve your favorites products, think about all those ripe fruits and vegetables that have been growing under the sun! Mouthwatering isn't it? So go to your local market, go pickling, go out and see how abundant this season is. Once at home, have a look at Le Parfait website, it’s filled with tons of preserving ideas and tips. Get your jars and your apron ready because some serious cooking is about to...

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Sea, preserves & sun

Sea, preserves & sun

Yay, it is time to head to the sea ! You already packed your bathing suits, your fishing net and your fishing rod and are now ready to enjoy the best of summer ! Let’s head to the sea markets, wonder through the small shops and make the best preserves ! Summer picks are abundant and so good, therefore they are less expensive ; so don’t hesitate ! Navigate through a summer of fun with Le Parfait : get ready for the perfect picnics and beach parties, the jars will protect all the good foods and drinks from the sands! There are so many things to do and to preserve on the seaside : enjoy a fishing day with your family, you’ll...

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Bastille Day - Do it like a frenchie

Bastille Day - Do it like a frenchie

It’s no secret that France is known for its cuisine, one can even say that France is the motherland of gastronomy, and Le parfait really loves that idea. After all, we’ve been making French jars for food enthusiasts for almost a century now, and helping people preserve what’s best in their kitchen has always been our goal. So it’s no surprise that we love French cuisine, it involves a lot of preserving, it’s really generous, and frenchies love to cook for their friends and dine in big crowds. They kind of even invented the idea of the modern restaurants which were quite revolutionary back in the day. This year, we thought it would be a good idea to honor...

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The American way - 4th of July with Le Parfait

The American way - 4th of July with Le Parfait

Let’s party with our US friends this year! It will soon be the 4th of July, aka National Day, aka Independence Day! So, for our fellow American preservers, it is time to prepare a patriotic feast! There are so many ways to celebrate America’s National holiday, some do it with BBQs, others with picnics, some will host a big gathering with friends, family and neighbors. Anyway it will be a happy and joyful celebration, filled with laughter, good foods, music and, of course, because America never do anything small, big fireworks! At Le Parfait, we want you to enjoy that day the way you want, (after all it is called Independence day) so we decided to go with recipes that will...

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