My France Favourites: Florence Derrick

Florence's love affair with all things French began in Paris, studying History of Art at the Sorbonne, working for a French publishing house and eating an ill-advised quantity of buttery croissants. She returned to England...

Behind the Vines in Champagne: Voices of the Vignerons

There are many advantages to living in the only part of the world where real champagne is made. One of them is that the champagne here is abundant, of excellent quality, and moderately priced....

Interview with Master Baker Éric Kayser, Plus Recipes from His Book

He may have launched his first boulangerie at 31 but his belated start did not stop Éric Kayser from making his mark in Paris. Two decades on, the boulanger is at the helm of a global...

Exclusive Interview with Vincent Lindon, Star of Stéphane Brizé’s “At War”

In Stéphane Brizé’s new political drama, At War, art house veteran Vincent Lindon plays hard-bitten factory worker Laurent Amédéo, a man on an ill-fated mission to save a car supply plant from imminent closure....

An Interview with Martin Walker, author of “Bruno, Chief of Police”

Martin Walker, a journalist, novelist, and historian, divides his time between Washington D.C. and a village in the Périgord region of France. He has recently retired after six years as director of the Global...

Prizewinning Parisienne

The acclaimed writer and winner of the 2006 Femina prize, Canadian-born Nancy Huston has lived in France for almost 40 years.
"In Pursuit of Wild Edibles" by Jeffrey Greene

Interview with Author Jeffrey Greene of “Wild Edibles”

Jeffrey Greene was born and raised in New England. For the last 25 years, he has lived part of the time in Paris, and part of the time in Burgundy. He is the author...

Francophile Favourites: An Interview with Writer Patricia Fieldsteel

What was your first French experience? When I was three, my grandfather took me to lunch at his friend, the great chef Henri Soulé’s restaurant Le Pavillon in Manhattan. Soulé joined us in whites and toque, kissed my...

Exclusive Interview with Isabelle Huppert, Ahead of Sade Readings in London

Never one to shirk controversy, Golden-Globe winner and grande dame of French cinema, Isabelle Huppert, is poised to titillate London audiences with a risqué reading of two of the Marquis de Sade’s most scandalous...

My France Favourites: Sophia van Woensel-Mose

Trading life in the fast lane as a corporate lawyer in London for la belle vie en Provence.