Food and Drink

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Try this flavourful baked salmon dish with charred asparagus from the cookbook Bisous & Brioche: Classic French Recipes and Family Favourites from a Life in France

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Food
Thursday, April 22, 2021

A visit to a humble fromagerie is a gourmet odyssey through France’s many delicious varieties of cheese, from brie to beaufort

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Cultural

Language

Monday, April 26, 2021

Use these expressions and show off your language and your maths skills at the same time

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Vocabulary
Thursday, April 8, 2021

Make 2021 your best year yet for learning French thanks to these handy online resources

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Choice

Celebrity Interviews

Wed, 17:01

The 28-year-old singer-songwriter has already enjoyed some Eurovision success

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Choice
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

In this 70th anniversary year of An American in Paris, the Oscar-winning musical that launched her career, the actress and dancer on swapping Paris for Hollywood, screen testing with Gene Kelly and owning a restaurant in Burgundy

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People

Restaurants

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Michel Roux Jr and Fred Sirieix travel to south-west England on a quest to find outstanding French cooking

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Restaurants

History

Friday, April 30, 2021

As May 2021 marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte, David Buttery discusses Napoleonic sites in Paris and the ways the emperor changed the city

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History
Friday, April 23, 2021

A sprig of ‘le muguet’ is traditionally given to loved ones to bring good fortune for the year ahead

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History
Monday, February 22, 2021

The traditional baguette, the rooftops of Paris and Jura’s Fête du Biou d’Arbois wine festival are all hoping for a place on the UNESCO Intangible Heritage list – which one will be successful?

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History
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Everyone is talking about the new French Netflix series Lupin, but who is Arsène Lupin, the beloved fictional burglar that inspired the heist series?

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Entertainment
Friday, November 13, 2020

Thinking of buying French perfume for a Christmas present? Discover how nobility in France started the trend for French fragrances

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History
Monday, August 17, 2020

These intrinsic aspects of French culture are all considered important enough to be inscribed on UNESCO’s World Intangible Heritage list

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History
Friday, March 27, 2020

Do you know which French chef was born near Besançon in the east of France, or which singer was born in the city of Nantes? Take our quiz to find out in which wonderful corners of France some well-known public figures first came into the world

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People
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Discover the bohemian life of BB, from her sheltered life as a budding ballerina to international sex symbol and ardent supporter of animal rights

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People
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

With superstitions involving baguettes, pancakes, knives and cats, the French have plenty of bizarre superstitions to make you laugh! These are 18 of our favourites

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History
Thursday, August 22, 2019

How has life in France changed over the years? From the Tour de France 1951 to twenties seaside fun, take a look at these vintage videos

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History

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