Gastronomy

Tuesday, February 21 2017

The Emperor’s Honey, Champagne confit and rose syrup

Food de CultureQueen Anne d’Autriche introduced chocolate into France, king François 1er's wife gave her name to a kind of plum and Madame de Montespan loved honey candies.

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Thursday, January 12 2017

The French Savoir-Vivre by Ladurée

Savoir-Vivre by LadureeLadurée refreshes the French Savoir-Vivre, with humour and finesse, in a box at the colour of its macaroons.

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Saturday, October 15 2011

A fashion show with chocolate dresses at the Salon du Chocolat in Paris

chocolate-fashonshow-small.jpgThe Chocolate Show 2011 will take place from Oct 20th to 24th in Paris. Last year, the Chocolate Show 2010 dressed in green. Ethical cacao and ecological thinking went into 2010’s edition, which highlights fair trade and sustainable development.

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Friday, October 14 2011

Interview with an Enthusiast—“Best Craftsman of France”, a Michelin Star, and Rave Reviews

jacques-decoret-small.jpgJacques Decoret has a passion. He savors his memories of the time he spent in some of the most prestigious restaurants in France, including Troisgros in Roanne.

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Saturday, November 27 2010

Leinster, Connaught, Munster and Ulster

Leinster, Connaught, Munster and Ulster in IrelandIreland, the most westerly country in Europe, was born out of water and still lives in symbiosis with water, an element which has helped to forge its personality and character and create the spectacular beauty of its landscapes.

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Friday, November 12 2010

Sarlat, Bergerac, Brantôme and Périgueux

chateau in the Dorgogne Valley Much has been written about these hospitable provinces, famous for their beautiful unspoiled countryside, rich artistic heritage and their subtle art of easy living.

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Monday, November 8 2010

Dijon, Beaune, Chalon-sur-Saône, Auxerre

vineyards in Burgundy Burgundy occupies a special position between the Paris basin and the Saône and Rhone valley, between Northern Europe and the Mediterranean lands.

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Thursday, July 15 2010

A Deliciously Basque Weekend

basque.jpgSetting our sites for the Southwest of France during first warm days of spring for some bracing sea air and a taste of Basque Country.

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Thursday, November 12 2009

Deauville, Caen, Honfleur, Giverny, Bayeux, Cherbourg, Bagnoles-de-l'Orne

villas on the Normandy coastIt is often said that Normandy is a creation of history rather than of geography.

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Toulouse, Lourdes, Albi, Rocamadour, Millau, Cahors, Figeac and Souillac

Midi PyreneesThis vast region has been geographically carved out by the Garonne, the great river into which many well-known rivers flow:

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