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Lionel - Les dragées de Verdun - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Lionel takes us inside an amazing store filled with multicolored candies called dragées, or sugared almonds. This confection is very much a part of French tradition as it is offered at weddings, baptisms, and communions. A good-quality dragée is made from a top variety of almond like the Avola. Larger almonds require a thinner layer of sugar, which is considered a sign of quality as the delicate almond flavor won't be overwhelmed by the sugar.

Lionel - La boutique de madeleines de Liverdun - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Meet Jean-Claude and Rachelle, who own a specialty store full of delicious goodies. They talk to Lionel about the madeleine, a specialty of the Lorraine region that was supposedly invented by a cook named (you guessed it!) Madeleine.

Lionel - La boutique de madeleines de Liverdun - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel is still in Liverdun, a small village in the Lorraine, to find out some more about the madeleine. It's a specialty of the region that comes in various delicious flavors, such as mirabelle plum and bergamot orange.

Lionel - La boutique de madeleines de Liverdun - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this third segment on the madeleine, a specialty of the Lorraine region, we find out more about the history of the famous pastry. Did you know that the first madeleine appeared in the Middle Ages?

Lionel - L'usine de madeleines de Liverdun - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel meets with Steven, who works in the madeleine factory. Without giving away too much of the secret family recipe, he shows us how these delicious specialties are made. The first step is to crack over three liters of eggs!

Lionel - L'usine de madeleines de Liverdun - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel continues his behind-the-scenes tour of the madeleine factory. It only takes one hour to make a thousand of these iconic French sweets!

Lionel - L'usine de madeleines de Liverdun - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

We continue our visit of the madeleine factory in Liverdun. This time, we see the finished product coming out in its packaging. Claude, who has been working at the factory for twenty-nine years, shows us the packing process.

Lucette - La confiture d'abricots

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this video, Lucette teaches us how to make some delicious, homemade apricot jam. She also skillfully recites an apricot-related tongue-twister!

Marie & Jeremy - Potage - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Thierry is not much help to Sarah on her cooking show, as he doesn't know his garlic from his onions. Learn with him the names of all the vegetables that will go into their soup!

Marie & Jeremy - Potage - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Sarah and Thierry continue making their vegetable soup on their fictitious cooking channel, "Plus Plus Plus." You will learn useful cooking vocabulary as well as how to make a delicious soup!

Michel - Les Macarons Parisiens

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Michel Le Leannec, a pastry chef from Meudon, won fourth place in the 2011 contest for best macaroon in the Île-de-France region of France. French macaroons (les macarons) come in many flavors, colors, and sizes, but in this video Michel will teach us his award-winning recipe for Italian meringue macarons filled with salted butter caramel custard. Don't miss this mouth-watering video!

Ostréiculture - Rencontre avec Gildas Mourier (Morbihan)

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Meet Gildas, who works on an oyster farm in Brittany. He'll tell you all about collecting oysters. It's a tough job, but well worth the effort, since you're always rewarded with a delicious treat in the end!

Parigot - Le bistrot View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Come meet the owner of the bistro Parigot (French slang for “Parisian”). This charming restaurant is a French oasis at the intersection of Manhattan’s Chinatown/Little Italy and Soho districts.

Parigot - La cuisine View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Michel, co-owner and head chef at Parigot, shows us how to make his very own tuna tartare. We can see why it’s so popular!

Provence - Domaine Rouge-Bleu - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Jean-Marc Espinasse owns a vineyard in the southern Rhone Valley, whose Mediterranean climate makes it a perfect place for wine production. In this video, Jean-Marc gives us a taste of the different types of wine he makes.

Provence - Domaine Rouge-Bleu - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Many people know a thing or two about French wine, but what do we know about grape growing? This grape grower from Provence tells us all about pruning a vine.

Réveillon de Noël - Que mange-t-on lors de ce repas?

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve call for a celebratory feast in France: le réveillon. While some stick with traditional fare—oysters, stuffed capon, a Yule log—others might branch out to more unusual delicacies like mullet roe or even dried insects!

Sophie et Patrice - Les endives au jambon - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Patrice gives Sophie the recipe for endives au jambon (endive with ham), a simple but filling dish he learned from his father. Try it at home!

Sophie et Patrice - Les endives au jambon - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Sophie and Patrice come up with some variations on their simple but hearty meal of endive with ham. They briefly consider opening a restaurant, but as Patrice points out, cooking for forty-five people is a lot harder than cooking for two.

Sophie et Patrice - Après le réveillon View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Sophie and Patrice are trying to recover from the Christmas festivities and can't stand the sight of foie gras, turkey, or Yule logs... They consider doing away with the Christmas tradition of big feasts altogether and escaping to the tropics instead.

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