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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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2017-01-12 France

Exploring Europe's largest abbey in France's Saumur wine country

In the French Loire Valley region of Saumur, wine and the arts blend well with beauty, both natural and man-made. Here, exceptional vineyards sit among architectural treasures,...

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2016-12-16 France

France’s Saint-Emilion: A red wine lover’s paradise

The French medieval town of Saint-Emilion is a stunning UNESCO world heritage site, but is better known to connoisseurs for being the home of an exceptional red wine. FRANCE 24's...

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2016-12-23 France

Maison Deyrolle in Paris: One of the world’s last remaining curiosity shops

Maison Deyrolle in Paris is one of the last remaining curiosity shops in the world. Specialised in entomology and taxidermy, Maison Deyrolle has shot to world-wide fame, not the...

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2016-12-08 France

Designing the gardens of tomorrow in France’s Loire Valley

Every year, the French Loire Valley town of Chaumont-sur-Loire hosts an international garden festival where green-fingered enthusiasts design the gardens of the future. FRANCE...

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