Our Blog

Greetings from the South of France. We share with you our love of food, travel, culture and history, a bit of everything that makes life worth living. In this blog we hope not to bore you and maybe we will even inspire you to travel and explore and expand your horizons, to eat well and be well – A Love of Cooking with a taste of Provence.

August9, 2018
by Clara Punch

Chez Lucette: a New Eco-Friendly Grocery store in Saint-Quentin

What is behind this little wheelbarrow? Discover the new eco-friendly grocery, a zero-waste grocery store in Saint-Quentin-La-Poterie, Chez Lucette, with owners Gaëlle and Thibault!


August7, 2018
by Yetunde Oshodi-Fraudeau

La Grotte de la Salamandre

Take a walk through this cavernous maze that is the Grotte de la Salamandre. Located 30 minutes from Uzès this is a lovely day-trip to take to help you and your family cool down on a hot Summer’s day.


August6, 2018
by Cook'n With Class

Joël Robuchon est parti – Chef Joël Robuchon is gone

Joel Robuchon dies at age 73 presumably from cancer. 33 years after setting foot into one of his kitchens, this news hits me like a brick. A great light has gone out – the second in a year for the world of French cuisine.


July18, 2018
by Yetunde Oshodi-Fraudeau
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A Picnic in the South of France with the Horse Whisperer

Have you ever dreamed of riding in a horse-drawn carriage? It was with great delight that we ventured on a tour of the French countryside with our guide headed out for a picnic lunch. All part of our Week in Uzès culinary holiday program.


June15, 2018
by Ashley Tinker

Uzès Photo Scavenger Hunt

Want to find an original way to discover a city? Let’s go on a photo scavenger hunt in Uzès with Ashley and try to find everything she challenges you to !


May29, 2018
by Clara Punch

A Wine Affair – A love affair with Southern French wines

Meet our new wine specialist Nick! Languedoc lover and passionate about wine since his young age, he tells us everything about his Wine Affair.


May7, 2018
by Ashley Tinker

48 Hours in Montpellier

Countryside, seaside, mountains… Considered as the best place to live in France, Montpellier hides so many beautiful places ! Ashley wandered around the city to find you the best places to go in the region.


April9, 2018
by Eric Fraudeau

From the seed to bread – Bringing good bread back to the table

Not everyone is lucky enough to find good bread easily, but with a bit of patience and perseverance, you could be making great bread at home. To inaugurate our upcoming bread master class, chef Eric talks a bit about the history of bread making and the good, the bad, and the ugly in the breads we eat almost daily.


March21, 2018
by Yetunde Oshodi-Fraudeau

Left Luggage Facilities in Avignon

Where to store bags when traveling through France? If you’re visiting Avignon, you’ll want to read this.


January22, 2018
by Yetunde Oshodi-Fraudeau

Monsieur Paul is gone – Paul Bocuse 1926-2018

On January 20th, 2018, the culinary world lost one of its greatest legends – Chef Paul Bocuse who asked to be called, Monsieur Paul. Both Eric & I had the privilege of meeting him . . .