Daily Archives: 07/10/2016

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Ile d’Yeu

  The island of Yeu, which became a permanent island around 5000 BC, concentrates in just 23 km2 a diversity of landscapes. long sandy beaches and dunes held with the help of coniferous woods ; a wild coast with its proud cliffs, embracing golden sandy coves ; barren moors where sea […]

Royan – Places to visit in France in 2017

Royan has a long history as a seaside resort and benefits from a micro-climate on a par with the Mediterranean coast. It was one of the very first resorts in France to arise from the newly discovered fashion for sea-bathing at the start of the 20th century. Today it remains […]

a la carte

This is a great site full of stuff to make your cooking more french ….. By ©2016 Peter Hertzmann. All rights reserved.   This website, à la carte, started in 1999 as what was then know as an ‘e-zine’, an online magazine. It’s subject was French food and the French culinary […]

Les Steaks en France

by ©2016 Peter Hertzmann. All rights reserved. On the evening of Tuesday October 4th, 1994, my wife and I were completing our first full day in Paris. We spent the day doing some of the things that everyone does on their first trip to Paris. We visited Notre Dame—she wrote that […]

44 Classic French Meals You Need To Try Before You Die

Everything you wanted to know about French food but were afraid to ask. By  Marie Telling Buzzfeed.com Justine Zwiebel / BuzzFeed Justine Zwiebel / BuzzFeed 1. Coquilles Saint-Jacques Todd Coleman / Via saveur.com You think you know scallops but if you haven’t tried this dish, you don’t know shit. Find […]