French language · 01 December 2018
Follow our advent calendar throughout December as each day we unveil a Christmas-themed video. We have songs, comedy, recipes and more to get you in the mood for all things festive, "à la française" !

French cuisine · 15 November 2018
It is a French tradition that the Beaujolais Nouveau wines are released on the 3rd Thursday every November. In 2018, that means today!

French culture · 31 October 2018
On November 1st, the French will be marking "la Toussaint" or All Saints' Day, widely known as a day for remembering the dead...

French cuisine · 26 October 2018
It's saffron harvest time here in the Lot. Known in France as "l'or rouge", at 30€ per gram "safran" is the most expensive spice there is.

French cuisine · 10 October 2018
Something is stirring in the forest... Could it be a crop of wild cèpe (porcini) mushrooms? We go on the trail of this legendary and much sought-after ingredient...

French cuisine · 23 September 2018
As walnut season comes around we take a look at the nut's history and its uses in the Lot and Dordogne...

French cuisine · 06 September 2018
The September wine fairs are starting all over France, so now's the time to buy. Here are some pointers on how to choose well...

French culture · 31 August 2018
More than just "back to school", la Rentrée is a major event in the French calendar that affects the whole of French society, not just school children and students.

French language · 04 July 2018
The hot weather is set to continue, giving the locals lots to talk about. With help from our handy guide, you can join in the conversation!

French language · 25 June 2018
Let's talk about it (in French, of course!). Here's a toolbox of 25 French expressions to use when you are not in the best of moods...

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