How to snack like a French person

In Britain, we love nothing more than shovelling snacks into our pie holes at all hours of the day. Not so in France where eating is a serious business and snacking – or grignotage – has a set of rules ...

7 times French takeaway menus went too far

So much inappropriate cheese. 1. Cream cheese sushi Maki with Philidelphia inside? That costs more than fish maki? 2. Cheese kebabs Putting something that melts on a kebab is a great idea. Top work. 3. frog’s leg curry Maybe this ...

The 7 steps to cheese nirvana

What on earth could possibly be nicer than cheese? Nothing, you say, quite confidently. Well I tell you, you’re WRONG. (Wrong-ish.) Because there is something, and that thing is melted cheese. Boo-yah, didn’t see that coming, did you? Unless you ...

QUIZ: Name that French cake!

One of the many splendoured joys of the BBC’s Great British Bake Off is watching the contestants attempt to make a mystery baked good in the Technical Challenge, aided only by a deliberately vague recipe and unhelpful directions from steely ...