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History, tradition and typical products of French boulangeries

Crisp and buttery, French croissants are the perfect way to start the day. But there is so much more to taste in the boulangeries: here's what to buy.

Easter in France. Gigot d’agneau, osterlammele, tourteau fromager

Lamb is the quintessential symbol of Christian Easter, a symbol of Christ's sacrifice. In France, the more traditional festive recipes, both in the sweet and savoury version, are strongly linked to this figure. Here are the three typical specialties of...

The French Bastards. The trendy boulangerie opens its third Parisian location

Bread, focaccia, lots of cakes and, of course, croissants: nothing is missing in the new location of the trendiest French boulangerie right now. Here’s The French Bastards’ history and interesting facts.

Boeuf bourguignon: history, origins and interesting facts about this iconic French dish

Rich, aromatic and braised in Burgundy wine, boeuf bourguignon is a dish of humble origins, born in the French countryside. Here's its history.

French Panettone championship: even France is going crazy for the great Christmas yeast-leavened cake.

Great French confectioners, pizza makers and pastry chefs are competing to determine which one makes the best Italian sweet.

Best baguette championship in Paris. The race between French bread bakers

It's been at the centre of the media's attention due to comments that appeared on the winner's Facebook page, but the championship for the best baguette in Paris deserves to be told. Here's how it works.

Paris also has its own beach. At La Beach Parisienne you can dine with your toes in the sand

There will soon be a cocktail bar and a barbecue corner. In the meantime, at La Beach Parisienne in the Bois de Vincennes park you can enjoy an aperitif on the beach.

World breakfasts. France: croissants, baguettes, madeleines, crêpes

As part of one of the most popular breakfasts around the world, the starring role is played by the croissant and coffee pairing, a tradition that became popular thanks to the French, but which has its roots in Austria. Today...

Alain Ducasse bids adieu to Plaza Athénée. It's the end of an era for hotel dining in Paris

Since 2000, the French chef has been running the restaurant of one of the most famous hotels in the city. The collaboration with the Dorchester group continues in Le Meurice, and in London. Behind the fchefìs arewell is there the...

Michel Chasseuil opens his Louvre of wine. Is it worth the 500 euro admission ticket?

For over fifty years, Michel Chasseuil has been collecting bottles of rare and precious wines, which make him one of the most famous collectors worldwide. He will soon open his International Museum of Rare Wines in Chapelle Baton. But the...
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