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Latest update : 2017-01-04

France’s Pastry King: Pierre Hermé reveals chocolate's secrets

© Bertrand Guay, AFP | Pastries made by French pastry chef Pierre Hermé on display in Paris on September 5, 2013

A star ingredient in the world of baking, chocolate is also the most difficult raw material to master. It takes years of experience to learn all its secrets. The French pastry king Pierre Hermé lets us inside his chocolate factory and reveals the secrets to his mouth-watering creation.

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2017-03-16 Skiing

Belleville Valley: A winter wonderland for skiers in the French Alps

Belleville Valley, in the French Alps, forms one third of the world-famous Trois Vallées ski resort. It’s home to 22 villages, among them Saint Martin de Belleville – considered...

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2017-03-10 France

France's Roze family: Silk weavers for 12 generations

The history of France's Roze factory has been woven into the finest of silks since the 17th century. Twelve generations of weavers have decorated the castles of the Loire Valley...

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2017-03-03 France

Discovering the wild coast of Brittany in western France

France's Pointe du Raz is Europe's most westerly spot before the Atlantic. Rocked by the winds and battered by the waves, it offers spectacular views and breathtaking scenery....

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2017-02-23 France

Inlays and veneers: The art of French cabinetmaking

Cabinetmaking was invented in France during the reign of Louis XIV. It’s the art of inlaying: slicing precious wood into sheets, which are then carefully assembled and glued....

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2017-02-16 France

France's Hugel family: 300 years of wine-making

The Hugel family have been winegrowers for 13 generations. The first Hugels settled in the vineyards of Riquewihr, in France's eastern Alsace region, back in 1639. Today, the...

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