Maison Culinaire Blog

6 Different Occasions for Wedding Catering

Feb 15, 2019 5:03:00 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Traditions, Engagement Dinner, Rehearsal Dinner, Day After Brunch, Weddings, Cocktail Hour

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There are so many ways to celebrate your marriage, with dining being a big part of each gathering. And since you don’t want or need to spend your time preparing the foods, why not consider having these occasions professionally catered?

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Catering Ideas to Fire Up the Romance on Valentine’s Day

Feb 6, 2019 1:45:00 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Traditions, Romantic Dinner, Dinner For Two, Valentine's Day, Dinner Ideas

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Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year dedicated to love. It’s a time to think about all the ways you can say, “I love you”…a touching card, a thoughtful gift, and of course, a romantic dining experience.

A popular adage states, “A way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” But don’t limit it to men. There’s probably not a woman out there who wouldn’t also be stirred by her partner’s mixing it up in the kitchen.

The good news is... 

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Kosher-Style Catering

Jan 25, 2019 10:28:36 AM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Traditions, Kosher

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As an International Caterer based in the culturally-diverse Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, Maison Culinaire is often called upon to create catering menus for specific cultures or cuisines, restrictive diets, or religious requirements. That’s why people often come to us when they need kosher-style catering. 

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What Does Black Tie or White Tie Mean?

Jan 3, 2019 4:58:00 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in Traditions, White Tie, Black Tie

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When you receive an invitation to an event, you may notice at the bottom that it offers suggestions or requirements for a dress code ranging anywhere from casual to White Tie. Since these divisions can be confusing, we’ll explore the differences of what black tie or white tie means.

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How to Plate Your Holiday Meals Like a Pro: Secrets From a Professional Caterer

Dec 21, 2018 9:38:07 AM / by Maison Culinaire posted in Insider, Traditions

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Although you’re not a professional caterer, you would like to create a lovely table for your holiday meals.

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Sabias que El Salvador es ...

Aug 14, 2018 2:26:25 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Food Festival, Salvadoran Cuisine, Traditions, Cultural experience, Pupusas, comida salvadoreña, Tamales, Horchata, around the world

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Sabias que...

El Salvador  is of the world’s most famous surfing destinations in the Pacific coast.


 

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Did you know that Java Island

Aug 13, 2018 2:10:00 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Food Festival, Traditions, Cultural experience, Karedok, around the world, Indonesian food

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Did you know that…

Java Island is recorded as the home one of the early human in the world which is Homo Erectus Palaeojavanicus.


 

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Did you know that Karedok...

Aug 10, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Food Festival, Traditions, Cultural experience, Karedok, around the world, Indonesian food

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Did you know that…

Karedok is a local specialty food in Indonesia. Karedok made with ingredients such as raw vegetables; cucumber, bean sprouts, cabbage, green beans, basil, and eggplant. While the sauce is peanut sauce made from red peppers, garlic, kencur, peanuts, tamarind water, sugar, salt, and shrimp paste.

Karedok.


 

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More about around the world...

Aug 9, 2018 2:00:00 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Indonesian Cuisine, Food Festival, Salvadoran Cuisine, chicken, Traditions, Cultural experience

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Did you know that ....

The biggest flower in the world was found in Indonesia which is Rafflesia Arnoldii.

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Sabias que...

Aug 8, 2018 7:47:29 AM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Food Festival, Salvadoran Cuisine, chicken, Traditions, Cultural experience, Pupusas, comida salvadoreña, Tamales, Horchata

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Sabias que ....

Diseñada por el escultor Rubén Martínez y terminada en 1971, la Iglesia El Rosario en San Salvador es radicalmente hermosa. Podría decirse que es la mejor iglesia de América Central, su incomparable exterior de hormigón oculta un techo abovedado y un arco iris de luz natural que se precipita sobre el altar y rebota en el metal y la roca.

 

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