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Liaisons généreuses – an interview with Thora van Male

A detail from the cover of Thora van Male's book, 'Liaisons généreuses'

Grenoble Life talks to Thora van Male, author of Les liaisons généreuses – l’apport de français à la langue anglaise, ahead of a talk she is giving organised by Alliance Grenoble-Oxford on April 7. Continue reading Liaisons généreuses – an interview with Thora van Male

Café Mari – “classic bistro cooking with a modern edge”

“How much further?” A map to Café Mari

Grenoble Life’s Shonah Kennedy talks to British restaurateur Steffan Edwards about setting up Café Mari, changing dining habits and serving machin anglais to the French. Continue reading Café Mari – “classic bistro cooking with a modern edge”

Grenoble Spice

photo credit: u m a m i
Chillis. photo: u m a m i

The French are not known for their love of spices – difficult for Grenoble’s British expats such as Hannah Dee, who comes from multicultural Leeds. Here is her guide to Grenoble Spice: the specialist food stores that hold those treasured, hard to find exotic ingredients. Continue reading Grenoble Spice

Chartreuse

 

Chartreuse distillery, Voiron
Les Caves de la Chartreuse, Voiron

Gill Baconnier has lived in France for over twenty years – seven of them in Grenoble. She teaches English, works with dyslexic children and, in her spare time, tries very hard to actually finish writing her children’s novel. A former feature writer for an English regional magazine, her articles about life in France can now be found at her blog French Windows. She kindly agreed to share this article about Chartreuse with Grenoble Life. Continue reading Chartreuse