Armchair Travel in France with Robert Louis Stevenson

Known for his classic novels like Treasure Island and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson was an adventurer. Born into a family...

Book Review: The Killing Tide, A Brittany Mystery

There is never a bad time to dive into a good mystery, whether it's cosying up by the fire in winter or lounging on...

Exclusive Recipes from Tartine, the Beloved San Francisco Bakery

Elisabeth Prueitt and husband Chad Robertson, of San Francisco bakery Tartine fame, share recipes from their book, described by the New York Times as...

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...