The departement of the LOT celebrates its local food with its Lot of Saveurs festival Lot Food Festival in Cahors (46 Lot, Occitanie) 27 - 30 June 2024 Products include…

In the heart of central Brittany that the town of Gourin (56 Morbihan, Brittany) presents the FETE DE LA CREPE, the last weekend of July - 27 - 28 July…

The town of Mourjou (15 Cantal, ARA) hosts an annual Chestnut Festival Foire de la Châtaigne et du Châtaignier 19 -20 October 2024 The Festival includes a large market selling…

Normandie is rightly known for the quality of its dairy produce (cheese, cream and butter) and apples (cider and Calvados) and -holds an annual Cheese Festival at Touffreville-sur-Eu (76 Seine-Maritime,…

North of Hyeres and Toulon, the village of Solliès-Pont (83 Var, PACA) is the self-proclaimed "Capital of the Fig" and accordingly celebrates with its Fig Festival on 26 - 27…

Another surprising French Food Festival - a Chick Pea Festival (La Fête du Pois Chiche )at Montaren & Saint Médiers (30 Gard, Occitanie) 24 - 26 May 2024. In reality…

Photo by Ivan J. Long on Pexels.com The humble French stick (la baguette) is an iconic feature of France, and its importance and significance has now been recognised:- ... Unesco…

Photo by julie aagaard on Pexels.com Villers-sur-Mer (14 Calvados, Normandie ) holds an annual Scallop and Gastronomy Festival Fete de la Coquille Saint Jacques et de la Gastronomie 28 -…

The Guardian (19 May 2022) reports a major problem in the supply of one of the staples of French Gastronomy - Mouatarde de Dijon Climate change and rising costs are…

Another of the riches to be found in French Markets is charcuterie, a term which covers both the shop (i.e. delicatessen) and cooked/prepared meat products such as Jambon ham (e.g…

It may be a bit of a cliché, but Garlic (ail) is almost an essential element of Franch life. Grown fairly widely in France, but especially in the southwest -…

Hyper market fish counter Even away from the main cities of France, the French love of food extends to this stunning display of fish (sea bream/dorade) in a modest supermarket…

The ski resort village of Saint Lary (85 Hautes-Pyrenees, Occitanie) celebrates France's oldest breed of pig (Le Porc noir de Bigorre) with its Pig Festival (Fete du Cochon) 27 January 2024…

A Basque Soup Festival Championnat international de garbure or La Garburade is held in Oloron Sainte Marie(64 Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine) 3 September 2022 Basque Soup Festival Known as Garbure this…