Exclusive Recipes from Let’s Eat France! by François-Régis Gaudry and Friends

From timeless classics to a savoury twist on a sweet favourite, food critic François-Régis Gaudry and his band of cuisiniers share their guilty pleasures...

Book Reviews: Dior and his Decorators by Maureen Footer

As Christian Dior's friends, muses and (largely unrecognised) mentors, Victor Grandpierre and Georges Geffroy played quite the hand in shaping the couturier's empire and...

Book Reviews: The Sommelier’s Atlas of Taste

Don't be put off by the 'S' word: The Sommelier's Atlas of Taste is no hoity-toity wine bible preaching to the converted. Far from...

Remembering Balzac on the 220th Anniversary of his Birth

Debtor, caffeine addict and prolific writer, Honoré de Balzac has been all but forgotten by his beloved hometown of Tours. On the 220th anniversary...

Nostalgix at 60: Astérix the Gaul’s Big Anniversary

Ahead of Astérix the Gaul's 60th anniversary, we take a peek at what's in store for fans on this diamond jubilee year “Gaul is entirely...

Book Reviews: Let’s Eat France! by François-Régis Gaudry

Who said good things only come in small packages? At a knee-buckling 3kg, and counting, François-Régis Gaudry’s definitive French cookbook is one heck of...

Interview with Janet Hulstrand, Author of “Demystifying the French”

Travelling to France and baffled by the cultural code? Keen for insights even as a long-time expatriate? Pick up a new book by Janet...

Book Reviews: A Beer in the Loire by Tommy Barnes

Stuck in a dead-end job and failing miserably to make it as a stand-up comedian, Tommy Barnes is on the verge of a nervous...

Exclusive Excerpt from Clotilde Dusoulier’s Tasting Paris

Ready to master the classics and cook like a bona fide Parisien(ne)? Clotilde Dusoulier’s easy as tarte recipes will put a welcome French twist...

Book Reviews: Tintin, The Art of Hergé

Yes we know, Tintin is not technically French. OK, he’s Belgian. But the intrepid boy-reporter’s rollicking escapades, from the Congolese forest to the deepest...