Food and Drink

Friday, July 16, 2021

From salade niçoise to pissaladière to socca, Cuisine Nissarde in Nice makes the best of the Mediterranean climate and produce

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Food
Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Create this authentic French summer salad from Sardine: Simple seasonal Provencal cooking

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Food

Language

Friday, June 25, 2021

If you’d rather know, before you buy, if there are any structural damage or mould problems in that idyllic little cottage in France that you’ve been dreaming about, here are the questions you need to ask (in French!)

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Vocabulary
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

Celebrity Interviews

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Find out how running a guesthouse in rural France inspired his hilarious new novel

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Choice
Tuesday, May 25, 2021

The French star, who plays a wannabe actress hiding out in Devon with her boyfriend in The Drifters, talks about growing up in Paris, her favourite holiday spots in France and gatecrashing casting calls

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People

Restaurants

Friday, May 28, 2021

From the humble menu du jour, to Michelin-star gastronomie, there is a restaurant or brasserie for everyone and all budgets in France

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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

Monday, June 14, 2021

French architect and designer Charlotte Perriand was a pioneering figure and Les Arcs was the most ambitious project of her career

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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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