Can you smell the cinnamon?

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There are a number of smells, flavours and tastes that are synonymous with the festive season, and mulled wine has to be at the top of the list.Read more

Food lovers’ dream in Monte Carlo

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Foodies - prepare for a sensory overload. It is that time of year again when Monaco hosts the premier exhibition for food and beverage - the Monte-Carlo Gastronomie. Open your senses to a veritable bouquet of flavours, fragrances, food, essences and colours as the finest producers of gastronomy gather under one roof.Read more

Teaching English to prisoners

Formation et amitié - une nouvelle chance - this is the motto of Auxilia, an association created in 1926 by Marguerite Rivard, a young paraplegic hospitalised at Berck-sur-Mer in northern France. Her objective? To offer lessons by correspondence to those around her suffering from bone disease, and help combat the lethargy and isolation of the sanatorium, while preparing them for the future; this at a time when there was no concept of social or professional rehabilitation.Read more

Le Festival du Jouet en Bois

As the festive season approaches, the 'festival du Jouet en Bois' offers a simple solution for filling those santa sacks - the annual wooden toy and games event in Nice.Read more

Making sushi is child’s play

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Sushi refers to vinegared rice prepared with different toppings or fillings. It does not mean raw, sliced seafood, that is sashimi. Those who do not like sashimi can always substitute cooked chicken, vegetables, egg roll - the choice is yours. And as the kids at the Mougins school discovered, anyone can make sushi!Read more

Alba truffles, the Cinderella fungus

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In a forest tinted with autumn gold, Jo-Jo pads determinedly, silently, his nose alert to a familiar, pungent scent. Beneath a white willow, he halts, he's hit treasure. It's only 10 centimetres below the earth, and it's likely to weigh in at 200 grams, a truffle good enough to go to auction.Read more

Trick or treat French style

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Autumn is upon us and the fields all around Provence are piled high with plump pumpkins glowing gold in the sunlight.Read more

Comforting cakes

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Travel through the delicious gourmet landscape of the Mediterranean this summer as The Riviera Times gives you their rundown of the region’s best hidden restaurantsRead more

On the slopes

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Travel through the delicious gourmet landscape of the Mediterranean this summer as The Riviera Times gives you their rundown of the region’s best hidden restaurantsRead more

Step into the parlour!

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Travel through the delicious gourmet landscape of the Mediterranean this summer as The Riviera Times gives you their rundown of the region’s best hidden restaurantsRead more

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