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2014-12-20 gastronomy

Creative Christmas confections

At this time of year, even our food is festive, desserts in particular. Chocolate makers and pastry chefs are coming up with all manner of creative variations on the traditional...

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2014-12-13 France

French whisky

We may well be seeing a lot of whisky this festive season, whether it’s underneath the Christmas tree or in our glasses. France is the world's largest consumer of Scotch whisky,...

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2014-12-06 entertainment

A new generation of games

Adults are showing a growing interest in playing games, all manner of games, and there are new establishments where they can go to play them and let their imagination run wild.

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2014-11-29 design

Revisiting woodwork

Designers are teaming up with carpenters and craftsmen to revisit woodwork, using simple designs to bring out the beauty of this ancestral material.

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2014-11-22 gastronomy

Changing cheese culture

Cheese culture is changing, bringing new levels of sophistication to the cheese board. New eateries, stores and concepts could well change consumer habits, with people seeing...

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