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Making Macarons: A Trend That Keeps On Trending

Stephanie J. Stiavetti | Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste
Stephanie J. Stiavetti

Over the past few years, macarons have made their way across the pond, quickly becoming an American obsession. Macarons may seem like finicky cookies at first, but with a little time and care you'll be enjoying these delicate treats in your own kitchen.

Simple Ratatouille Recipe

Caroline Phelps | Posted 11.10.2012 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

This ratatouille recipe takes no time prepare and requires only a few ingredients. It's a very simple and easy side dish that's comforting, and pairs well with almost anything.

10 Reasons France Is Still Beating Us

Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough | Posted 11.06.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough

10 reasons that France is still cooler than the U.S.

What Are French and Italian Cuisines Known For and How Are They Different?

Quora | Posted 10.30.2012 | Home

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Julien Vaché You ask, "I assume Italian food is more popular with its Pastas and wine, and what is ...

What Is the Greatest Innovation in the History of French Cuisine?

Quora | Posted 10.25.2012 | Home

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Jonas M Luster, Quite a few, actually. If I had to put my hand on some, here�...

Must-Try Gastronomy in Brittany

Discover France Adventures | Posted 10.22.2012 | Home
Discover France Adventures

There's no better way to experience Brittany, France than through your taste buds. These five foods embody the area's rich gastronomy that, like so many other things, is steeped in tradition and rich in both flavor and personality.

A Fresh Take on Food Trends From Paris

Thei Zervaki | Posted 09.15.2012 | Home
Thei Zervaki

The entire panel definitely affirmed that France plays an important role in the shaping of food and hospitality trends -- nationally and internationally -- but is also the receiver of creative ideas from the U.S. and elsewhere.

Why French Kids Eat Everything

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 09.12.2012 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

So what's the secret? Why are these French kids so cooperative at the table? Why DO they eat everything?

Vive La France! 28 Recipes For Bastille Day

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Every July 14, Bastille Day is celebrated in France and around the world. Known as La Fête Nationale, the holiday commemorates the storming of the Fr...

Eating the Enlightenment: What 1700s Paris Can Teach Us About Today's Food Debates

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 09.09.2012 | Books
Fabio Parasecoli

In Eating the Enlightenment: Food and Science in Paris, E.C. Spary explores 18th century French cultural dynamics that remind us of the way contemporary consumers in post-industrial societies decide what and how to eat, especially those who can afford to make expensive choices.

WATCH: Giving French Fries The Respect They Deserve

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Of France's numerous contributions to society, French fries just may be the best. Sure, France gave us the Statue of Liberty and Chanel, but can you d...

3 Dishes to Try in Dordogne

Discover France Adventures | Posted 09.02.2012 | Home
Discover France Adventures

Named after the river that runs through it and also known as Perigord, Dordogne is particularly known for the delectable and unique cuisine that is prepared there.

PHOTOS: Two New Dining Discoveries In Paris

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.05.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

A look at new (and classic) restaurants in Paris, including some unexpected finds!

The Daily Meal's 20 Best Restaurants In America

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

What factors make any given restaurant that much better than another? In a country with so many great eating places to choose from, seeking out the be...

Cookbook Author Béatrice Peltre on Joy of Cooking Gluten-Free

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

I generally like French food more than gluten-free, but that's not saying much. So imagine my surprise when I fell head over heels for a new French gluten-free cookbook.

Eating And The Law In France: In The News

Jamie Schler | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home
Jamie Schler

Anyone who has paid attention to the news here in France during the past year has seen the articles and the investigative features on television exposing the shocking practice of restaurants all over the country.

Lentils: Inexpensive Protein Powerhouse and International Recipe Darling

Organic | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home

While I'm all for protein at as many meals as possible -- I get hungry after about an hour if there isn't any -- a good ol' fashioned steak-and-potatoes is far from the only way to get protein on your plate.

American Chefs Show Paris Who's Boss

AP | By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

PARIS -- Paris, once regarded as the gastronomical center of the world, is looking to a cadre of young chefs from a country derided for its love of pr...

Baked Chocolate Tartlets With Salted Butter Caramel Sauce

Jamie Schler | Posted 12.11.2011 | Home
Jamie Schler

Chocolate is a perfect food, as wholesome as it is delicious, a beneficent restorer of exhausted power. It is the best friend of those engaged in l...

France Bans Ketchup In Schools

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 12.06.2011 | Home

Mayonnaise is still on the menu, but hold the ketchup. This week, French elementary schools have introduced new dietary guidelines, including limiting...

French Meal as National Treasure

Rozanne Gold | Posted 11.19.2011 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Something's in the air. Perhaps a whiff of French cooking. This month's Food & Wine magazine is devoted to new French Classics and the New York Times' food section featured the cookbook from members of the French National Assembly.

The Summer Barbecue, French Style

Jamie Schler | Posted 10.16.2011 | Home
Jamie Schler

Yes, the typical French barbecue is pretty much a replica of a sophisticated indoor dinner party, simply moved out onto the patio.

Jacques Pepin's Illustrious Culinary Career

AP | By MICHELE KAYAL | Posted 10.03.2011 | Home

MADISON, Conn. -- Back in the woods, behind the kitchen, French and American flags fly over Jacques Pepin's petanque court. He launches his heavy, met...

Summer In France: Roasted Cherry Tomato, Feta & Arugula Quiches

Jamie Schler | Posted 10.01.2011 | Home
Jamie Schler

It has been raining relentlessly across Europe and the summer has been no summer at all. We step outside, jackets thrown over our sweaters, umbrel...

The Top Paris Restaurants Open in August 2011

TravelSort | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel

While summer is a popular time to visit Paris, many of the most noteworthy and popular restaurants tend to close for all or part of August. This can be quite a challenge if you're hoping to sample delicious bistro food or haute cuisine.