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 Events

2018 Agenda

  • Coffee chit chat / Café et papoter – monthly event, last Sunday of the month from 10 am. Upcoming sessions:

28/10 – Topic: La Toussaint, All Saints

25/11 – Topic: Grapes picking season in France

Register here http://www.frenchtopics.com.au/sign-up/contact-us/ or admin@frenchtopics.com.au

  • French Food and eating habits Presentation – 5/09

French people spend at least two hours a day eating! Their relationship to food appears somehow sensual and hedonistic. What do they actually eat? Let’s discover French eating rituals and how they reveal French society. Join popular presenter Laurence Kuntz for an entertaining evening on 5th of September 2018 at 6pm at Duncraig Library. Presentation available on demand admin@frenchtopics.com.au

Please note: the presentation will run for approximately one hour, followed by refreshments.

  • French Stereotypes – True or False? – 4/04

French people never speak English, eat frogs and wear berets while riding bicycles with baskets full of baguettes, right? Let’s investigate how the reality is far more interesting than stereotypes, Live and Learn Session Whitford Library, 4/04/2018 at 6pm. 

  • Christmas in July, Friday 27th of July, from 6 pmMy Christmas in July

Let’s celebrate Winter by the fire with traditional French three course menu on Friday 27th of July at Le Manoir. Costs: $50/person. Tickets include welcoming drink,  with a glass of wine. BYO event. Kids friendly.

  • Bastille Day Dinner Dance, Saturday 14th of July, from 7 pm

Fête du 14 juillet

Let’s celebrate the French National Day on Saturday 14th of July at Le Manoir.  Costs: $60/person.
Tickets include welcoming drink and canapés on arrival, 3 course French menu with a glass of wine, quiz and dance. Evening attire / BYO event. For more information and bookings, contact admin@frenchtopics.com.au

2017 Agenda

Sat. 22/07/2017 from 10h30 am – Prendre un petit café et papoter / Coffee and French chit chat, Enjoy bilingual conversation with Francophones and Francophiles in a French style environment and enjoy delicious home-made nibbles. Gold coin donation for non students. RSVP: admin@frenchtopics.com.au

Sat. 25/02/2017 from 10h30 am – Prendre un petit café et papoter / Coffee and French chit chat, Enjoy bilingual conversation with Francophones and Francophiles in a French style environment and enjoy delicious home-made nibbles. Periodic event. Gold coin donation for non students. RSVP: admin@frenchtopics.com.au / Follow us on Facebook

Special Guest!! Have you met the mysterious Gruffalo? Do you know who’s going to win the Sports Carnival in the Jungle? Let’s find some clues with Filipa from the bookshop “La Librarire Le Toboggan”. Bilingual French & English Workshop on Sat. 25 February at Le Manoir from 10h30am

Sat. 21/01/2017 from 10h30 am – Prendre un petit café et papoter / Coffee and French chit chat, Enjoy bilingual conversation with Francophones and Francophiles in a French style environment and enjoy delicious home-made nibbles. Monthly event. Gold coin donation for non students. RSVP: admin@frenchtopics.com.au


Tips and News

Savoury ‘Cookies jambon-fromage’. Recipe

Delicious ‘Bouchées à la cerise’. Recipe

Classic French ‘Madeleines’. Recipe

Famous French ‘Crêpes’. Recipe

cake salés jambon fromage.

So delicious ‘Cake au chocolat’. Recipe

‘Quiche lorraine’ without dough. Recipe

Quick and easy ‘Rochers coco’. Recipe

An other way to make ‘Croque-monsieur’. Recipe

Delicious ‘Tartes salées et sucrées’. Recipe

Easy ‘Petits sablés’. Recipe

Greedy pleasure of ‘Cake aux pépites de chocolat’. Recipe

Culinary delights of New Caledonia. Recipe

Healthy and funny ‘Hummus de petits pois’. Recipe

Celebrate Easter with ‘Nids de Pâques en chocolat’. Recipe

So easy and delicious ‘Palets au chocolat’. Recipe

Make your own ketchup. Recipe

Enjoy cooking a delicious ‘Fondant au chocolat’. Recipe

Would you like a ‘Sandwich Parisien’? Recipe

Delicious savoury and sweet cakes. Recipe

Boost your brain with a Cherry tomatoes Clafoutis. Recipe

Have a go at the Alphabet with French Topics & Co_2016

Get your Numbers with French Topics & Co_2016

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There are over 200 million French speakers in the world.

39 countries have French as an official language. 87 international organisations have French as an official language.

According to the 2011 census, Western Australia has 2,792 France-born people