François Hollande visits Dijon as the president’s popularity hits record lows. It is the first of many trips he’ll be making around France. Next, the mother of one of Mohamed Merah's victims pays tribute to her son in a book, and tries to help parents better spot the signs of trouble. Finally, we get insight into the daily life of iconic French chef Paul Bocuse. He's the culinary institute of America’s chef of the century!
International Papers, Friday 8 March 2013: Do women in India feel safe in their own city? The Times of India investigates; according to the Huffington Post, US budget cuts could mean more cocaine on America’s streets; and in Israel, a canny chef’s got a profitable use for Jersualem’s recent locust swarm.
Today, author Laird Hunt talks about his latest novel “Ray of the Star”. It explores the mind of a loner who falls in love with a street artist. Hunt is “one of the most talented young american writers” according to acclaimed author Paul Auster. In his fourth novel Hunt has adopted a rather rare literary technique with chapter long sentences. And THE unmissable event in Paris, for all Anglophones who wish to meet new people. It involves drinks, food and happens in a charming Parisian loft...
He's the most talked about food blogger in Paris. David Lebovitz makes his living doing what many of us dream of: making desserts and writing about it. He's also the author of six books and is considered the first man of blogging.
Today in culture, photographer and writer Jeff Koehler talks about what he calls the heart of Mediterranean Kitchen. His book ‘Rice, Pasta, Couscous’ is more than just a collection of recipes; it explores the unity of these three grand staples. We’ll also be talking music with one of Offenbach’s most successful operettas ‘La vie parisienne’, playing at the Theatre Antoine in Paris.
In this edition, Claire Dixsaut co-author of the new cook book 'Dinner with the Mob' is our guest. Everyone has fancied sharing a pizza with the Godfather, or maybe a muffin with one of the Goodfellas or perhaps drinking a martini with the Mafia? She will tell you everything! Then, the final collaboration between Rodger and Hammerstein 'The Sound of Music' is back with a new version on stage, in Paris.
French star chef Alain Ducasse (pictured) opened his own cooking school on Monday in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. The school aims to let amateur cooks reproduce at home what they learn in the classes.