The summer season has finally arrived at my French village, but with sunshine comes plenty of tourists – and not all of them are good
To celebrate her new cookery book, Telegraph columnist Debora Robertson reveals some of her favourite dishes – and some top tips
It might be all fun and games to some, but what on earth am I going to serve with this ham?
Fashionable neckerchiefs, made-to-measure pouches to carry your dog and puppy pushchairs are just the tip of the iceberg
Close they may be, but the French are very different to us. Here's my guide to an ‘entente cordiale’ with our Gallic neighbours
As British women, we often have preconceptions when it comes to French women and style. I'm here to tell you why we're wrong
It may have been six months since our columnist started to enjoy the mode de vie in France but old habits die hard...
On her first trip back to London since she moved to France last September, Debora Robertson takes an emotional trip down memory lane…
Making herself understood in a new language was what Debora Robertson dreaded most when she moved to France. But she’s getting there…
Although our columnist had been looking forward to discussing politics in her new home, it seems that her neighbours are more reticent
The queue at my local chemist’s is a positive pleasure, it's the perfect opportunity to brush up on my vocabulary and eavesdrop on chatter
This Easter we will be eating roast lamb – if I can work out when the butcher’s opens – rather than pigeon’s brains, thank you very much
Food festivals are coming back, but here, they’re about celebrating communities as well as the amazing ingredients to be found locally
Now restrictions are coming to an end, the thorny problem of la bise has reared its head again
In a land where cars wear their scars with pride, I certainly won’t be dusting off my licence and driving here any time soon
Setting up an entirely new life can be disconcerting, but establishing everyday routines have helped to ground me
Wine is a crucial part of France’s cultural identity – but getting drunk is a no-no
When I finally succumbed to Covid, I had to spend 10 whole days on my own and – quelle horreur! – rely on the kindness of almost-strangers
And the ultimate conundrum that occurs whenever you have French and English people around a table. Cheese before pudding, or vice-versa?
I used to peep through the railings in wonder, and dream about getting to work on the Sleeping Beauty house
Unlike in London, it's completely acceptable to eat your burger with a knife and fork – and I'm delighted
Since we moved to France, I’ve had to get to know a whole new range of cleaning products and I couldn't be more delighted