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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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Qué bueno! It's cinco de mayo!

Qué bueno! It's cinco de mayo!

It is time to party with Le Parfait! This year, let’s be inspired by the Mexican culture and plan the perfect fiesta for you and your friends! This Cinco de Mayo you should definitely create a self-service jar bar! What is it you ask? Well, it’s the perfect mix for you to display lovely decorations, delicious food, and fresh cocktails! Let’s start with your menu; we have come with really simple and yet so tasty recipes for some tapas and dips to share! Change your salsa for a Tomato and basil sauce, so fresh and savoury! And for the spices aficionados, let’s prepare a pepper and goji berry chutney! It will be perfect for appetizers, tacos and tostadas!...

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Spanish vibes with Le Parfait and El Pot at Palo Alto market !

Spanish vibes with Le Parfait and El Pot at Palo Alto market !

Hello dear preservers, we have really good news and we couldn’t wait to share it with you. This April, we will fly to Barcelona, with our jars all packed and ready to join the wondrous team of El Pot at the Palo Alto Market. BCN foodies come meet us on April 2nd and 3rd, enjoy the lively atmosphere of the market, take a break, discover and taste the healthy and delicious meals in jars prepared with love by El Pot!  And then, just stay around, chat with us about preserving, homemade recipes and jars, as we will do a demo about canning. We can’t wait to see you there! And if you think 2 days are too short, don’t worry so do we!  After all, it’s...

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Celebrate Easter with Le Parfait

Celebrate Easter with Le Parfait

No you are not dreaming, it’s already Easter. It’s Easter in March so it is time to plan your celebration. Chocolate and candy are for sure in the picture but this year, why not focus on your main course? Let’s have a look at what Europe and UK cook for this holiday… The English side of the Channel celebrates with serving a delicious ham knuckle; while lamb used to be the meal of choice for Easter Celebration in other European countries. So surprise your friends and family with a delightful and traditional Le Parfait recipe. Worried about timing? Don’t think twice, our recipes can be cooked in advance and stored in Le Parfait jars; it will be even...

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