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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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2017-02-16 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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2017-02-09 France

Behind the scenes at France's Sèvres ceramics workshop

Nestled in the picturesque Saint Cloud park outside Paris, the Sèvres factory is a temple to craftsmanship. Some of Europe’s most beautiful ceramics have been made here since...

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2017-02-03 France

Nature and traditions: France's Brière marshland

Located in western France, Brière is the country's second-largest marsh. It spreads over 7,000 hectares and includes 140 km of waterways. We meet with basket weavers, cutlery...

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2017-01-27 France

Hunting wood pigeons in the French Pyrenees

In the French Pyrenees, hunting wood pigeons is a centuries-old tradition. The aim is to capture the birds as they migrate south, using large nets. Every year in October,...

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2017-01-19 France

Ringing the bells of northern France

Perched high up in their belfries, bells have rung out across northern France for five centuries. Bell-ringing is an ancient tradition which is passed down through the...

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