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Love cheese? You will love this Selection Box


If you are a big fan of cheese, especially French cheese,  then this offer from Pong Cheese might be right up your street. They are offering a free gift with their French Superior Selection Box. This amazing box represents the creme-de-la-creme of french cheeses. It would be difficult to find a selection with this much sophistication […]

A Little French Fancy – Financiers with sultanas


We have a lovely recipe from Chef & tutor Hervé of the Novelli Academy. He runs cookery courses at ManxSki Les Carroz, not far from Geneva and located in the Grand Massif. It’s run by Chris & Vanessa Callow and from what I have seen, it’s a great place to learn to cook. Our popular Residential Cookery Courses are […]

Going French with Raspberry and Lemon Madeleines


Madeleines are very popular in France. Consumed at breakfast with a bowl of hot chocolate and eaten by young children when they get back from school – quatre heures. They are massed produce for supermarkets and a sign of a great chef when they are made absolutely perfectly. Are you brave enough to give it […]

Pot Au feu, Hot And Hearty The French Way


According to chef Raymond Blanc, pot-au feu is, “the quintessence of French family cuisine, it is the most celebrated dish in France. It honours the tables of the rich and poor alike.” Traditionally the recipe uses low-cost cuts of beef that need long cooking – such as oxtail and marrowbone, vegetables such as carrots, turnips, leeks, celery, and onions and spices such as bouquet garni, salt, black pepper and cloves. In […]