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A pig in a poke in Provence

As a woodturning afficionado, American Bill Lancaster was surprised to find …

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Bowled over by Dior in Paris…

One of my favourite films is a frothy flight of fantasy. …

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French and nutty Chocolate fondant cake easy recipe

Chocolate moelleux is a mouth-watering dish. A chocolate cake with a …

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Simple recipe for Cod Dauphinoise

Anything cooked Dauphinoise style simply means it includes potatoes and is …

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Memories of a visit to Avignon

Avignon in Provence is a fascinating city. Where else can you …

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The wonders of bread in France

Growing up in mid-20th century America, we had something called Wonder …

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Guide to starting a gite business in France

Do you dream of running your own holiday business in France? …

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French Chateau Style | Château de Digoine, Burgundy

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live in a …

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How to be a tourist in France

We once went to Bayeux. I never saw the tapestry. Had …

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Tamara de Lempicka, Paris-based Art Deco artist

The ‘femme fatale’ – a smoulderingly sensuous, dangerous and alluring woman …

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The region of Burgundy-Franche-Comté boasts traditional French gastronomy and world class vineyards as well as castles, majestic churches and charming villages. It also shares first

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