Far Breton

3 Ways with Prunes: Culinary Tips from Breton Baker Richard Bertinet

Originally from Brittany in north-west France, Richard Bertinet trained as a baker from the age of 14. Today the UK-based chef is a best-selling author who makes regular TV appearances. Bertinet was named BBC Food Champion of the...
Chef Anne-Sophie Pic

Anne-Sophie Pic: Queen of French Cuisine

Anne-Sophie Pic represents the most recent generation of one of France’s most prestigious cooking dynasties. Inheriting the knowledge and experience of four generations of exquisite French cookery, she has continued the tradition of excellence by being named World’s Best Female chef in...

King of the Med: Exclusive Interview with Chef Gérald Passédat

Gérald Passédat is the legendary three Michelin-star chef and owner of Le Petit Nice in Marseille, the city of his birth. He is a passionate champion of seafood cuisine, which also draws upon the many vegetables and...

The Art of Cuisine: Dining with Toulouse-Lautrec

Out of all the nineteenth-century French artists Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec stands out as a painter who really loved to cook. Tremendously creative in the kitchen as well as in his studio, the vibrant Montmartre...
Mimi Thorisson in "A Kitchen in France." Photography by Oddur Thorisson

An Exclusive Excerpt from Mimi Thorisson’s Book, A Kitchen in France

There is a ferry that sails south from the town of Royan, on the Atlantic Ocean, to Le Verdon at the northern tip of the Médoc peninsula. It is not a particularly charming ride...

Excerpt from Monet’s Palate Cookbook: A Peek into the Artist’s Culinary World at Giverny

"Claude Monet was much more than an artist. Although he claimed to be good at only two of life's endeavors-- painting and gardening-- he lived a life that included entertaining leaders in art and...

Cuisinez-vous le français? Learn French with Chef’s Recipes

It is not with nostalgia that the majority of Anglophones look back on the hours they spent learning French at school. As teenagers, we eagerly await the day when we will no longer be...

Winter Warmers, French Style: Trois Chèvres Mac & Cheese

Finally in receipt of my chèvre, courtesy of Goat Cheeses of France, the tangy Pico and some classic Crottin de Champcol, I needed to come up with a good recipe for them. Normally this just would have...

Book Reviews: A Cook’s Tour of France by Gabriel Gaté

A child of the Loire Valley, author Gabriel Gaté grew up learning culinary secrets from his grandmother and went on to be a renowned chef in Paris, before moving to Australia with his Melbourne-born...

Taste the Real St Tropez

Chef Nina Parker recalls her idyllic Riviera summers and shares three much-loved recipes.