Stock Your Pantry with French Food!

Planning a holiday dinner? Thinking about hostess gifts? We just unpacked big boxes of French food items that will help you have a great time. Visitez I Dream of France to find more.

As always, orders of $75 or more ship free! (Alaska and Hawaii pay $10 extra.) Don’t forget we ship to Canada! We can also ship to Australia and anywhere else worldwide. If you are outside of North America, just call us or send us an e-mail of what you want to order so we can figure the shipping for you.

Below are some new items…more selection on our website and in our Old Town Tustin boutique!

Chocolate and Hazelnut Spread from l’Epicurien

Tastier and healthier than Nutella, this Chocolate and Hazelnut Spread is perfect for an afternoon snack, sandwiches for the kids, breakfast pancakes, with ice cream, or for party amuse gueules.

Chocolate and Hazelnut Spread from l'Epicurien

Le Paludier Fleur de Sel de Guerande French Sea Salt

Gift of the of the sun, wind and ocean, the Fleur de sel from Guérande is quite simply dried under the sun. The Fleur de Sel is rich in trace elements and heightens the flavor of your dishes to delight your taste buds. It is ideal for dipping raw vegetables such as radishes (what the French call “à la croque au sel”), for salads, grilled meat & fish, and much more…

Le Paludier Fleur de Sel de Guerande French Sea Salt

Duck and Pork Paté with Orange

This Duck and Pork Paté with Orange is perfect as an appetizer, a snack or for parties. Enjoy the taste of central France with this traditional duck and pork paté on bread or crackers.

Duck and Pork Paté with Orange

–Brett

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Trick or Treat!

FREE trick or treating in Old Town Tustin on Halloween, this Wednesday! Put on costumes and come to our neighborhood after school from 3:00-5:00, and trick or treat with the restaurants and shops. Hundreds of people come every year. It’s a fun time to visit and people-watch.

Old Town Tustin centers around the intersection of Main and El Camino Real with lots of free parking around the neighborhood. Google Maps Link

Here are some photos from last year…

Marge Redmond Flamme of Old Town Flooring

Marge Redmond Flamme of Old Town Flooring

Marge Redmond Flamme at Old Town Flooring.

Jean-Michel and Miss Bobbie in front of Miss Bobbie's Low-Carb Shoppe & Cafe

Jean-Michel and Miss Bobbie in front of Miss Bobbie’s Low-Carb Shoppe & Cafe

Jean-Michel poses with Miss Bobbie at Miss Bobbie’s Low-Carb Shoppe.

France Today Magazine

NEW this month and available in-store only! I Dream of France now offers France Today magazine. Written in English, France Today is full of articles about French travel, food & wine, culture, design, shopping, real estate and much more. Each issue also includes the TV5MONDE listings (US cable/satellite channel of French programming).

We also offer Edible Orange County magazine for more articles about food, art, and Southern California culture. The Fall 2012 issue is all about chocolate!

–Brett

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French Gifts for Your Valentine!

Visitez I Dream of France to order beautiful and useful gifts for others, or treats for yourself (we won’t tell). As always, orders of $75 or more ship free! No coupon code required. (Alaska and Hawaii pay $10 extra.) Also, we now ship to Canada!

Faience Jewelry from Brittany

From HB Henriot Quimper Faience, maker of popular collector tableware patterns such as Tradition and Fleuri Royale, this line of handmade jewelry featuring hearts, crosses, and original designs is hard to find in the United States, but we have it! Every piece comes with a gift box and a certificate of authenticity.

Quimper Faience Jewelry

Gifts for Foodies

We are so pleased to announce the debut of our French Foods line! We offer fruit candies from Provence, salted caramels from Brittany, and the perennially popular Herbes de Provence!
Our hand-painted Provençal spice mills (herb, salt, or pepper) are a topselling gift year-round, and now we have a new design with a heart for Valentine’s Day!

L'Ami Provencal Raspberry Old Fashioned Candy Le Petit Saunier Fleur de Sel CaramelsHerb Mill with Herbs, Salt or Pepper - Heart
 

Gifts for Hostesses

Cupcake or macaron? We vote for French macarons! Cast your vote with a terry kitchen towel from Coucke.

Coucke Terry Square Towel - Macarons

The three-bar box set of Gingembre (ginger and spices) scented soaps from Roger & Gallet Paris is so beautiful, you don’t need to wrap it!

Roger & Gallet Blue Ginger 3 Bar Box of Soap

Gifts for Nesters

Get cozy with a French flair! How about a Paris throw pillow, or fabulous reversible coated placemats?

Paris Postcard Pink Roses Ruffled Throw Pillow

Le Cluny Coated Reversible Placemat Lisa Red

–Brett