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Food and Drink

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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Recipe: financiers

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

This delicate almond cake is a favourite with French bakers and now you can make your own with this simple recipe and expert tips

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French recipes

Here’s a round-up of our very favourite buys from the fromagerie

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French culture

Less is more when it comes to showing off the subtle flavours and textures of this popular shellfish, says French cookbook author Rosa Jackson

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French recipes

Burgundy: food and wine

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

With coq au vin, escargots and boeuf bourguignon as its speciality dishes, the food in Burgundy is exceptional. Especially when accompanied by a glass of Burgundy wine!

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Burgundy

What better way to round off a dinner party than with the classic French dessert tarte au citron? Make your own delicious lemon tart with this recipe

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French recipes

Here’s a round-up of the bread stalwarts you’ll find in boulangeries across France

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