Book Review: Parents Under the Influence

Liberating and bloomin' heartening (for us neurotic mothers-to-be spending all the livelong day counting the ways in which we could royally bungle our unborn...

Book Review: Chanel, The Making of a Collection

Little did journalist Laetitia Cénac and illustrator Jean-Philippe Delhomme imagine, when they swanned into Chanel’s fabled 31 Rue Cambon atelier in 2018, that they...

Book Review: If, A Mother’s Memoir by Lise Marzouk

As her son Solal sits at the kitchen table one evening, Lise Marzouk spots an unusual growth in his mouth. The lump is cancerous....

Mediterranean Feast: Simple Vegetarian Recipes by Erin Gleeson

Reimagining the flavours and signature dishes of the Mediterranean, Erin Gleeson presents vegetarian recipes for creating effortless, unforgettable meals. Recipe excerpts from The Forest Feast...

The Queen of Champagne: The Legacy of The Widow Clicquot

Once upon a time, French monks would enter the cold, dark cellars of their monasteries, only to discover that their precious wine was destroyed....

Baronne Staffe’s Guide to French Table Manners

Stumped by French dining etiquette? When in doubt, take a leaf out of Baronne Staffe’s book. France’s nitpicking answer to Emily Post and undisputed...

Of Girls and Gaulois: The Equality of Celtic Women in France

Long before Julius Caesar began his conquests, women held equal positions with men in the Celtic (or Gaulish) culture that spread over much of...

Exclusive Recipes from C’est de la Trish! by Trish Deseine

In her latest book, the Irish-born food writer, who has lived in France since 1987, shows how adding fresh twists to simple, everyday dishes...

Book Review: Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely

Denis Diderot is synonymous with the Encyclopedia, the keystone of the French Enlightenment. But the freethinker and polymath’s body of work and influence went...

Book Review: The Most Beautiful Villages of France

The essential companion for any jolly to the Hexagon, the Plus Beaux Villages’ annual guide is the Gold List of France’s most noteworthy nooks,...