The Good Life France Magazine




The Good Life France Magazine brings you the best of France - inspirational and exclusive features, fabulous photos, mouth-watering recipes, tips, guides, ideas and much more...


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Issue No. 16

Bringing you the best of France including captivating towns like sunny Montpellier, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, the antiques capital of Provence, Gascony, Chateaux of the Loire Valley, Paris, Lyon, a long lost cheese story, mouth-watering recipes and a whole lot more.

P. 60 p. 86 Features

P. 60 p. 86 Features continued p. 68 60 Grignan, the noble town of Provence Lucy Pitts heads to the wild countryside of Provence and discovers a mini Versailles chateau. 64 The long lost love cheese of the Auvergne Michael Cranmer turns Sherlock Holmes in search of a long lost cheese love. 68 Discover Toulouse Peter Jones visits the pink city and is bowled over by its vibrant beauty. 72 Hiking in France’s biggest National Park – Ecrins Rupert Parker takes a break in a high mountain refuge. 76 Skiing with your dogs! Lucy Pitts takes the kids, her enormous dogs and long-suffering husband skiing in the French Alps. 86 The Making of My Maman We’re delighted to bring you this wonderful memoir from author Colette O’Connor. Regular 82 Your Photos The most popular photos shared by our lovely readers on Facebook page. 84 Three fab give aways 116 My Good Life in France

P. 82 Expats 90 Buying French Property Advice to help you prepare thoroughly when you search for your dream home. 92 I Spy with my Expat Eye Emily Commander takes a humorous look at life in France. 94 The Good Life in the Tarn Meet the friends who've opened a cycling business in this lovely part of France. 100 The Good Life in Dordogne How many of us sit in a pub or a bar and plan a new life in France? This couple did and they’re making the dream come true. 104 Ask the Experts Financial expert Jennie Poate answers your money questions. Gastronomy 106 Secrets of Bouillabaise Author Keith Van Sickle finds out how to make real bouilabaise and how the famous fish dish got its name. 108 Tarte au Fraises Chef and TV presenter Cecile Delarue shares her strawberry and cream pie recipe – it’s so YUM! 110 Life Altering Parmesan Cheese Soup Barbara Pasquet-James falls head over heels for a bowl of soup and persuades the chef to share the recipe with all of us! 112 Gruyère Pamesan Gougères Moreish gougeres are easy to make with Sara Neumeier’s fabulous recipe.