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Food and Drink

The sad loss of two of France’s most celebrated chefs has made 2018 an emotional year for the country’s culinary world.

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Looking for some cocktail ingredients to jazz up that summer barbecue and impress your guests? Learn all about the origins of three unusual French alcoholic drinks

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Normandy

Indulge your sweet tooth with our little guide to some of France’s traditional sweets

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Baguette recipe

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Whether its spread with salted butter or served with a dollop of jam, you really can’t beat the French baguette. Here’s how to make your own

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French Easter traditions

Saturday, March 24, 2018

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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France arguably has some of the best red wines in the world, but which ones are essential to your wine rack and what’s the story behind them? Richard Hemming shares his insider knowledge of France’s most famous red wines…

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Think you know everything about French cuisine? Take our quiz to find out just how much traditional French food you have eaten

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Spring is finally on its way which means it’s time to stock up on the white wine. Richard Hemming outlines the best white wine from France and recommends his favourite bottles for you to try...

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The prettiest of French sweet treats, macarons are one of the most iconic pâtisseries in France. Learn how to make your own chocolate macarons with this recipe

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French recipes

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

Chocolate tart recipe

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Michelin-starred chef Daniel Galmiche reveals his take on an indulgent tarte au chocolat with this Chocolate, Chilli and Lemongrass Tart

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French recipes

Recipe: bûche de Noël

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Give your Christmas a French flavour with this recipe for an indulgent chocolate bûche de Noêl

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French recipes

On the third Thursday of November Beaujolais Nouveau is released. Here are ten facts you need to know before you try the wine

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French wine & vineyards

Dominic Rippon gives his advice on what to drink during the festive season, at home or in France.

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Christmas in France

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

A lot of stories surround the origins of France’s favourite breakfast but which one is true?

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From hearty soups to stews to indulgent desserts, treat yourself this autumn with these traditional French recipes

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French recipes

France is famous for its food and drink but the local specialities vary considerably in each region, so we have made a list of the must-try regional specialities so you don’t miss out

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Apester poll/quiz

Always thought you were actually French? Take our quiz and find out just how French you really are!

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