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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1 year ago

Issue No. 28

This gorgeous issue is stuffed full of fabulous features from beautiful Annecy to the sunny southern Basque country and the city of Pau, the Canal du Midi and much more. There’s a fabulous photo essay of the four seasons of Provence, practical guides and recipes galore with a focus on the gastronomy of the Touraine region in the Loire Valley - from an ancient recipe for macarons to more-ish nougat cake!

Treats Cake my Day:

Treats Cake my Day: Annecy is gifted in the gateau stakes. Try a Mr Smith tart – a green apple tart from Patisserie Philippe Rigollot, voted World’s Best Pastry Chef. 1 Place Georges Volland Cheesy does it: Third generation cheese masters the Dubouloz family are famous for their cheeses and Jacques Dubouloz holds a Meilleur Ouvrier de France award. Find their cheeses at the market where they’ve had a stall since 1950 or at their store Crèmerie de Marches in Poisy, a suburb of Annecy. Ice, ice baby: Though there’s a ton of choice, they like their ice cream in Annecy, Glacier des Alpes is pretty unbeatable. Try ice cream Mont Blanc – a dreamy concoction of chestnut cream and confit of chestnut with Chantilly cream, resistance is futile. Get there From Paris (Gare de Lyon) take the TGV direct to Annecy – the journey takes from 3h 40m. Geneva International Airport is 50km from Annecy, from there take the train or coach. Useful websites Blue Diamond Taxi lake taxis

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