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Interview with Food Stylist Béatrice Peltre

Béatrice Peltre is a food stylist, photographer and author of the award-winning food blog La Tartine Gourmande. In her latest book, My French Family Table, Béatrice presents the kind...

Book Reviews: The Life of Elves by Muriel Barbary

Muriel Barbary has built up a warm following, as a writer of lyrical, mystical and- crucially- witty novels, with her 2006 hit The Elegance...

Book Reviews: Grand Bordeaux Châteaux by Philippe Chaix

This is a new, updated edition of wine master Philippe Chaix's exhaustive guide to the fine wine estates of Bordeaux- their history, geography, and...

Hidden France: Memories of the Resistance in the Gers

More often than not I’ve found that detours can enrich our journeys, altering us in unexpected ways. I often take the roads less travelled, choosing the unpredictable instead of...

Exclusive Book Excerpt: The Spirit of Languedoc-Roussillon

The area of Languedoc-Roussillon maintains its proud tradition of resistance against northern authority. No other region, except Brittany, was as quick to resist central (Parisian) governmental directives....

Book Reviews: The Bonjour Effect

This fascinating and well-researched book offers an invaluable insight into the rules, codes, eccentricities and etiquette of French conversation. All of the traditional guidelines that we adhere to in normal English...

Girl Lost – Found in France

Debby Woods was born and raised in western New York but now spends half of her time in the south of France. She has...

Book Reviews: Louis Vuitton, The Spirit of Travel

The story of Louis Vuitton’s empire has a truly fairytale beginning, with the 14-year-old escaping a wicked stepmother and harsh miller’s life at the foot...

Book Reviews: Cooking for Picasso, a Novel by Camille Aubray

Following the birth of a daughter to his mistress, and locked in a wearying divorce settlement, Picasso secretly flees Paris in 1936 for the serenity of the...

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...