Gastronomy

Saturday, April 22 2017

Gastronomic dinner as if we were in Piazza di Bolzano

Chris Oberhammer at the Atelier des ChefsThe Province of Bolzano or Alto Adige is located in the north of Italy, at the Austrian border. Also called « South Tyrol », it is nevertheless Italian and the event which took place at the Atelier des Chefs in Paris this week, particularly seduced the guests by a warm welcome.

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Saturday, April 15 2017

Visit Southern Champagne in a chauffered limousine

limousineMichel Floirat has had many lives, press agent in a communication agency and in an Embassy, journalist for women’s magazines, great traveller in Australia and Africa.

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Thursday, April 13 2017

The seeds of the currant jam are removed with a skill

currant jamUnlike the redcurrant jelly which can be industrially produced, the currant jam is rare: and for good reason, because the seeds are removed with a skill and the recipe, that dates back from 1344, is a secret formula, which is owned today by only one company.

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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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