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 ...

QUIZ: Guess the famous French person

These people are famous in France but not very well known in places where people don’t love cheese quite so much. Do this quiz to find out if indeed you know who these famous French faces are – or if ...

QUIZ: Only a bise expert will get 14 or more correct

Are you one of those people who actually knows what they’re doing when they “faire les bises”? Ugh, go away then, I hate you (KIDDING). As previously documented, I have awkwardness issues when it comes to this French tradition. So ...

QUIZ: Think you can cut fromage correctly?

If anyone could make cheese complicated, it’s the French. Not only have they invented enough varieties for you to eat a different fromage every day for a year (and then some), they also have strict rules about how each fromage ...
Are you Parisian?

QUIZ: Are you actually Parisian?

Have you ever wondered if you might be Parisian? Well now there’s a foolproof (actually not foolproof) way of finding out! The Are You Parisian quiz will put those niggling doubts to one side for once and for all.   ...