The Palace of Versailles was the home to French Kings and Queens. It still stands today; you can even go and visit it. It is the sprawling creation of King Louis XIV who extended his father's old hunting lodge to create one of the grandest palaces the world has ever seen. In 1682, Louis XIV … Continue reading The Palace of Versailles
Once upon a time in France the people were defined by their Estate - that is, what class they belonged to.
Bread Whole flour, water, salt. The food of life. Sadly, bread has become something else entirely these days where flour is so refined it takes all the nutrients out. Bread, before the invention on packaged yeast, was made simply of flour, water and salt. Because it had no packaged yeast, a dough starter would be … Continue reading Bread and the French Revolution