There’s nothing like the pleasure of eating vegetables fresh from your own garden. The flavour and texture far exceed anything you can buy in a shop. Growing vegetables is also a natural incentive to to spend time outdoors. It is not necessary to have a large space to begin a vegetable garden, you can start one with just a few pots.
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If you’re visiting the French coast this summer, fresh mussels in white wine and shallot sauce simply shouldn’t be passed up. Florence Derrick explores the dish’s history…
Justin Postlethwaite meets the unsung heroes of Vaucluse’s local gastronomy scene
We’re always in the mood for chocolate! Florence Derrick recommends a decadent moelleux au chocolat for any occasion – a melt-in-the-middle dessert lover’s dream…
In her latest book “The Lazy Cook” Susie weaves stories from her travels and childhood together with easy and accessible recipes including this one for pissaladière, the French answer to pizza.
Ask any Toulousain about the emblems of the pink city and you can be sure that violets will make the list. Their enchanting fragrance and significant colour even inspired the city’s other nickname: the City of Violets.
Traditional Savoyard cuisine owes much to the special breeds of cattle grazing in the Alps.
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This quick and easy recipe brings out the flavour of the cèpes without overpowering their delicate earthiness. Bon Appetit!
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This is a favourite recipe with a Charentaise touch, and is a delicious way of serving beef tournedos… and very quick and easy to do! It will quickly become your favourite too.
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With so many delicious French breads and pastries to choose from, this issue we’ve chosen to take a closer look at the deliciously buttery brioche, its history and its uses.
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Breton ciders are a clear or cloudy beverage made from apples, with a fine foamy head and bubbles in the body of the liquid. Delicious summer and winter, and the perfect partner to a galette Bretonne.