August 29 2014 Latest news:
With a great choice of wine, freshwater fish and other locla delicacies, Tours is the place to stock up on food in the Loire Valley, as Victoria Trott finds out
Out of the shadow of Carcassonne’s medieval turrets, Languedoc’s vineyards are emerging into a brighter future. Dominic Rippon pays a visit.
Have a go at this recipe from Joanne Harris to make your own heavenly chocolate truffles
The Normandy village of Barfleur has a rich maritime heritage, as Paul Lamarra discovers during a visit to the harbourside community
The humble allium has become an emblem of French cuisine and inspires festivals across the south-west, says Vanessa Couchman
Ancient Gascon vineyards are producing stylish new wines that hit all the right notes at the annual Marciac jazz festival
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Yorkshireman Ray Kershaw uncovers the history of Yorkshire’s French links ahead of the Grand Départ
Try this easy recipe by Joanne Harris to make a zingy lemon tart with a hint of dark chocolate
Explore different areas of France in fact and fiction as Peter Stewart recommends the best holiday stories
For the first time in its 24-year history, FRANCE Magazine, Britain’s best-selling magazine about France, is depicting a country other than France on its cover.
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This classic fruit tart is easy to create and makes a perfect pudding for al fresco summer dining
Chef Franck Raymond impresses Emma Rawle with his quintessentially French menu at his London bistro
Actress and singer Vanessa Paradis tells Pierre de Villiers about her role in a new American comedy and how she handles the pressures of fame
On 6 June 1944, Winston Churchill announced the landings in France – news of the biggest invasion and largest military campaign the world had seen thus far
As the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings approaches, Paul Lamarra describes the people and places
British D-Day veteran Noel Wilkes (pictured as a soldier and today) recounts his experience of wartime France to his great-nephew, Peter Stewart.
French comedian Olivier Giraud tells Alison Weeks why his observations on Parisian life are a hit on both sides of the Channel
In the historic capital of Normandy, Mary Novakovich finds the shops and markets teeming with produce from the region’s pastures and orchards
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The reincarnated Boulestin restaurant lives up to expectations, says Zoë McIntyre
Test your French as Régine Godfrey explores France’s love for tennis in the build-up to this year’s French Open.
Try Jean-Christophe Novelli’s recipe which originates from the south west of France where the rolling hills of Provence meet the blue waters of the Mediterranean
Every two years, Bordeaux hosts Europe’s largest wine tourism festival. As the 2014 event approaches, Dominic Rippon explains what visitors can expect
French actress LOUISE BOURGOIN tells Pierre de Villiers about her British comedy heroes and English-speaking role in a new Riviera-set crime caper
Radio and television broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan has had a home in France for almost two decades. He talks to Zoë McIntyre about the benefits of French life and being able to shop in peace
As Yorkshire prepares to launch the Tour de France in July, Caroline Bishop reveals how the county’s arts community has organised a very British festival to celebrate this most French of sporting events
During a career spanning six decades, HENRI MATISSE created a vast body of work that changed the course of 20th-century art. Zoë McIntyre outlines his eventful life
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