Flexible berths with Resaports

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The European Commission has granted the Nice Côte d’Azur Chamber of Commerce a sum of 1.65 million euros towards the ‘Resaports’ project.Read more

First case of Dengue Fever reported in Alpes-Maritimes

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The first reported outbreak of Dengue Fever in the Alpes-Maritimes region has been recorded in Nice. Local authorities are treating this as an isolated case and the patient is expected to make a full recovery.Read more

Aspics of love

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Aspics make superb lunch dishes or starters for warm September evenings. Chilled, with virtually no fat and few calories, the sweet-savoury angle adds extra zing.Read more

Prince Albert II honours institute

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A host of high profile guests are expected to join celebrations for the 40th Anniversary of the International Institute of Humanitarian Law in Sanremo, Italy.Read more

Starry chef in Saint-Tropez

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This summer, the team at the Château Hôtel de la Messardière in Saint-Tropez have welcomed the arrival of an exceptionally talented chef, Christian Farenasso.Read more

Holding up the trofie

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The 9km of coastline between Camogli and Bogliasco, in Liguria, holds a hidden treasure: trofie pasta.Read more

You say pesto, I say pistou

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You may well know that the much-loved pesto originated in nearby Genoa, but how’s your knowledge of its Provençal cousin, pistou? With a name that means ‘crushed’, it is no surprise what the principle culinary technique is in the creation of pistou, a sauce made of basil, garlic and grated hard cheese with a little olive oil – but, unlike pesto alla genovese, not pine nuts.Read more

Sunshine oils for the BBQ

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The heat of August means that salads and barbecues are the order of the day, and what could be more appealing than flavouring them with home-made herb-infused oils?Read more

The impossible art of fish stew

“C'est pas tes oignons”, meaning “none of your business”, is what I thought when I started looking into the art of the Mediterranean fish stew, bouillabaisse.Read more

New guide out now

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On 31st of May close to a thousand people, taste buds aquiver, filled every available parking space in Le Cannet near the new gastronomic restaurant complex of Bruno Oger, the former two-star chef of the Majestic Hotel in Cannes.
The occasion? The launch of the 19th edition of the Guide Gantié, an annual restaurant guide which presents 800 gourmet tables, large and small, simple and sumptuous, in the PACA region (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur), Liguria and Piedmont, as well as 500 outstanding regional products, such as olive oil, cheeses and honey, plus a selection of charming places to stay.Read more