Food and Drink

Wed, 11:33

A French restaurant in the UK can deliver authentic delights including chocolate tarts, Paris-Brest and mille-feuille with salted caramel to be enjoyed at home

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Mon, 13:08

You can now enjoy a Michelin-star dining experience in your own kitchen with Hélène Darroze’s new ‘Hélène à La Maison’ service from her eponymous London restaurant

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Language

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Do you know your squelettes from your sorcières? Practice your French with our fun Halloween language quiz.

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Quiz
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

We’ve put together a menagerie of animal expressions to boost your French to the next level

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Celebrity Interviews

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Get to know the French actors from the hit Netflix series

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

France’s famous dance swept through the dance halls of Paris and its high energy and frivolity are still drawing in the crowds

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History

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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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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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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Culture and attractions
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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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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French culture
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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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

A delightful new book features wild female adventurers from around the world, including plenty from France

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Surviving changes in musical tastes, this instrument remains a potent symbol of French popular culture, says Heidi Fuller-love

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

2019 sees the Loire Valley celebrating 500 years since the birth of the Renaissance. Rosalind Ormiston visits some of the châteaux that have stood testament for half a millennium

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Friday, March 1, 2019

The Breton traders and their pink Roscoff alliums were once a familiar sight on Britain’s streets, says Heidi Fuller-love

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

See a picture of life in prehistoric France through its fascinating cave paintings

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