Exploring Bordeaux’ Médoc Wine Regions

Exclusive Excerpt: Exploring Wine Regions, Bordeaux

Calling all wine lovers. There's a new book coming out this month that promises a healthy dose of escapism. Packed with 950 spectacular photographs, "Exploring Wine Regions: Bordeaux" is part coffee-table book, part wine...
Giverny

Learn French Language: Chez le Jardin de Monet

Essential phrases and social tips to help you get by in France Françoise Giordano of FastTrackFrench.com has organised a surprise for her sister Véronique’s birthday – a day trip to Monet’s famous gardens at Giverny.... VÉRONIQUE:...
Catherine Vedder Zumba

A Perfect Match: Practice French with Online Zumba en Français

Zumba is a popular Latin dance-based fitness class that can burn 600+ calories a session. Learning French is a constant for many who attend online Alliance Française French classes or use other French learning...

Leaping Lizards! Fun French Words About Animals

We use lots of different words to describe groups of animals. It’s a flock of sheep but a herd of cattle. A pride of lions but a gaggle of geese. A litter of puppies...
Entre Nous, Bohemian Chic in the 1960s and 1970s

Books: Entre Nous, Bohemian Chic in the 1960s and 1970s

As Paris fashion correspondent for prestigious publications such as Vogue, Glamour, Women’s Wear Daily and the Herald Tribune, and stylist for the likes of Helmut Newton and David Bailey, American photographer Mary Russell not...
Pablo Picasso in 'La Californie'

Les Demoiselles d’Avignon: Jacqueline Dürrbach’s Translation on Tapestry

If you’re a Picasso fan, seeing his painting Les Demoiselles d’Avignon is key. The nude prostitutes have angular and disjointed body parts, two have African mask-life features and the painting’s perspective is a flat...
The hilltop ‘Plus Beau Village’ of Vézelay

Off the Beaten Track Around Burgundy

While it may be most famous for its celebrated wines, the region of Burgundy is also full of surprises, as Caroline Harrap discovers on a back-in-time tour of its lesser-known treasures Standing atop a small...
COOK’N WITH CLASS

Cook’n with Class: A Taste of France in My Own Kitchen

During the Covid-19 pandemic, chances are that now, more than ever, you have been faced with the challenge of cooking at home. Stuck in my house and turning to my kitchen for comfort, I...
Le Diable Au Corps

Book Reviews: Le Diable Au Corps

Raymond Radiguet burst onto the literary scene in 1923 with his first novel, Le Diable Au Corps, which tells the tale of a married woman who has an affair with a 16-year-old boy while...
Cappucino moulded bonbons.

Exclusive Recipes from “Chocolate” by Ferrandi Paris

Indulgent, sublime, irresistible... let yourself fall under the spell of Ferrandi’s gooey delights. Now you can create your own seductive show-stoppers with recipes from the culinary school’s new book Recipe excerpts from Chocolate: Recipes and...