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Food and Drink

Bouillabaisse recipe

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Savoy-trained chef Guy Wolley shares his recipe for this classic seafood stew that’s perfect for a summertime dinner party

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French recipes

World-renowned for its apples, famous for its seafood and acclaimed for its dairy products, Normandy is a food-lover’s heaven

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French Easter traditions

Monday, March 27, 2017

Planning to spend Easter in France? Then you should know that Easter eggs are delivered by flying bells and the chocolate displays in shop windows are works of art...

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Ratatouille recipe

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Packed with vegetables, ratatouille is the perfect French dish for summer. Try this recipe for a simple and delicious lunch or dinner

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French recipes

On 2 February the French celebrate La Chandeleur with a delicious crêpe and some odd traditions…

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French culture

Being vegetarian in France hasn’t always been easy. But with an increase in vegetarian and vegan restaurants, things are gradually starting to change, says Mark Sampson

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Recipe for gratin dauphinois

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

This rich side dish from south-east France combines potatoes, cream and a hint of garlic. Rosa Jackson shares a recipe for this classic French dish

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Boeuf bourguignon recipe

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

A hearty dish for dinner, boeuf bourguignon is a traditional beef stew from Burgundy made with Charolais beef and Burgundy red wine. Make it yourself with this simple recipe

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French recipes

Families in France stay up late on Christmas Eve during le Réveillon, a sumptuous dinner with the best food and wine

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Christmas in France

There are so many different food and drink stalls at French Christmas markets it can be difficult to decide, so here is our pick of traditional French treats to try at your local marché de Noël

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Christmas in France

Recipe: Florentin biscuits

Friday, December 2, 2016

These chewy, luxurious biscuits are the perfect winter treat, says Rosa Jackson

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French restaurant reviews, delicious recipes, gorgeous food photography – these are our favourite French food blogs to read

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It doesn’t have a great reputation among wine connoisseurs but Beaujolais is a wine on the up and is now one of the best-value red wines in France

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Burgundy

Not sure what to serve with Beaujolais Nouveau wine? Tuck into these suggestions for a tasty meal to match the new vintage

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French recipes

Recipe for pissaladière

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Said to be the Niçoise answer to the Italian pizza, the pissaladière is the perfect dish to serve as an appetiser, says Eric Fraudeau from cookery school, Cook’n With Class Uzès

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French recipes

Enter our competition to win ‘The French Box’ containing French goodies worth over £80!

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The best way to get to know France is through its well-known cuisine. But have you tried all the famous and traditional French dishes? Here’s a list of food you have to try while in France

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Recipe: Pumpkin soup

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

This deliciously creamy soup will bring some much needed warmth to those chilly Autumn days, says Rosa Jackson

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French recipes

Magret de canard recipe

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Forget frogs’ legs and escargots, France’s best-loved dish is a gamey duck breast cooked in its own fat, says Rosa Jackson

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French recipes

As the Great British Bake Off hits the UK screens again, we bring you the recipe for an indulgent and fruity cake by French master pâtissier Eric Lanlard

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