Killarney Heights is a suburb of Sydney near Frenchs Forest and on your way to the Northern Beaches of Sydney. The public school there has been running a French teaching class for primary school children for decades and as a consequence, a lot of French or Aussie_french or any other combination of French infused households have been congregating in the surrounding areas =in the hope to secure free French education for their children. And part of the funding of this exercise comes from the revenue derived from the annual French Market which was held today.
I had not visited for years and it was another occasion to meet some of my fellow French food suppliers like Christian from La Planchette Berbigier, Jean-Marc, aka Mr Saucisson from La Bastide and arch rival Stephane Pois from Steph's Gourmet Foods who is about to open a permanent outlet in Newcastle, his Australian home city two hours north of Sydney. In the non-food sphere, Oh la la! French homewares, French à la Carte language school for grown-ups and older... and A French Affair were there in force. Two French related stalls which I was very keen to explore were a Thermomix (German designed, Made in France) stand run by the affable Agnès, as I had never been exposed to one in the flesh so to speak, and watchmaker extraordinaire Christophe from Bausele showing off his Australian landscapes and colours inspired creations. I have been willing to have one on my wrist for quite some time, and now 'c'est chose faite' and one particular model is definitely on my bucket list... Here are some random photos of the event for your enjoyment!
Et tout finit par des chansons
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