We love exploring the different regions of France, but it’s not in the budget to visit as often as we’d like. We’re taking a more affordable approach and exploring different areas of France through wine. Check out this guide as we explore the Rhône Valley, producing affordable, food-friendly Côtes du Rhône wines.
This refreshing winter spinach salad is loaded with walnuts, apples, beets and topped off with a deliciously creamy French goat cheese.
Layered with creamy French goat brie, sweet pears, rosemary and a drizzle of honey, these versatile crostini are a feast for the eyes and the tastebuds.
These French Goat Cheese and Beet Puff Pastry Bites are made with creamy Mothais-sur-Feuille and beets. They’re a perfect way to kick off your next gathering.
The gastronomic history of each country has its roots in a past that has shaped the culinary and cultural developments that have occurred in that land up to now.
You say Alsace and the first thing that comes to our minds are white wines. However, winemakers of the French region are beginning to really tout their red Pinot Noir bottles and we are so glad they are.
Somewhere between strictly sweet and purely dry lies the Premières Grives of Gascony. Try the versatile and affordable wine with a unique harvest indicator.
Australian-Vietnamese chef, Luke Nguyen, traveled to France to discover the source of much of Vietnamese cuisine. He left with enough knowledge to write a beautiful travel cookbook that takes us on an edible journey.
One bite of the tender, crowd-pleasing chicken marinated in lemon and harissa Dijon for a flavor punch and guests will be asking for the secret.
A potato and leek galette inspired by the comforting French soup, and livened with a white wine Dijon and fresh thyme.
Zesty tuna burgers with Dijon mustard are easy to create for a crowd or on a busy weeknight. Plus, the stack includes spicy arugula and olive tapenade.
Old Town Alexandria’s Bastille and Bistrot Royal serve up two sides of French with an inventive pastry chef and a superior sommelier.
If Spring were a cookie, it would be a macaron. Join The Vermont Epicure as she learns how to make them in Paris.
With a large population of Spanish-Basque, Boise has a rich culture and food scene that is meant to be discovered, tasted, and enjoyed.
La Calèche in Chamonix is an alpine haven full of French comfort food. Try their famed fondue with its masterfully layered flavor and satisfying warmth.
Home to chef Paul Bocuse, Lyon takes the art of cuisine seriously and is known for its traditional dining establishments that showcase French gastronomy.
The Cook’s Atelier, a small cooking school, wine shop, and culinary center in Beaune, France, places importance on the freshest ingredients, and patience.
If you haven’t heard of Patricia Wells by now, you might be living under a rock. The acclaimed journalist paved her own food career from New York to France.
“It was my first Thanksgiving in France, and I knew there would be no fried turkey or football. So I loosened my belt and tried to learn from the French.”
Welcome to Marseille. Home of bouillabaisse, striped breton shirt and one of the most involved fish markets. Seafood in this area is king. As is quality.
By 5am, bakeries are in full production. Watch the process of a French bakery creating and shaping authentic baguettes.
Hailing from Provence, ratatouille is a dish to take you back, with memories, to its origin. Go on, make this vegetable ode to France and sunny summers.
On a hot day, few thing can quench thirst like a French lemon tart. For a tart filling and a sweet crust follow Jacques Genin’s, of France, lead.
Sustainable Atlantic Limpet is making its way to restaurants around the globe. It won’t be long before we find the umami shellfish in supermarkets, too.
Learn the secret of making and pronouncing the buttery Kouign Amann pastry.
Pork sausage wrapped in a buckwheat crepe- authentic French street food.
Luxurious foie gras no longer has to be reserved for restaurants. Follow these steps to create the French version of the rich appetizer.
Try adding fresh blueberries to the batter or for a more indulgent treat, some chocolate chips.
Bistronomy, an offering of experimental haute cuisine at affordable prices, is breathing new life into the French food scene.
This Italian run restaurant in the South of France proves that vegetarian fare can be anything other than light.
There are food memories that stay with you forever. Experiences that are savored and never forgotten.
It is said that food is the best way to get to know a certain country and culture. And no better place to get to know France than the Rennes food market.
Walking through the front door, you are met with a wall of copper moulds and pans of every imaginable shape and size. This is E.Dehillerin.
Enjoy this awesome video from Indie Wineries.
Tartlets, miniature tarts or tartlette as they’re called in France is a very cute way of making and serving sweet treats.
This seemingly ordinary storefront in one of Nice’s grittier neighborhoods is a diamond in the rough.
From “Picasso of pastries“, “Dior of desserts“ to “the king of modern pâtisserie“, Pierre Hermé’ doesn’t need any special introduction.
Recently I came back from France, mother land of divine wines, superb cheese and sublime pastry.
Carly DeFilippo with her personal “not-so-usual-suspects” shortlist guide to great liquid and solid culinary experiences in the city of light.
Carly DeFilippo sits down with Aurélie Bessière, to learn more about culinary uses for tea.
Quenelles of poached meringue dusted with praline float dreamily on a vanilla custard. Love at first bite.
Memories of a trip to Paris inspired these tasty and creative savory croissants from Arianna Frea.
Hervé Palmieri continues his quest to provide us all with fantastic French cooking. Here, one of his personal picnic favorites.