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Eat in style at Intofrench's best virtual tables

Want to improve your cooking skills and discover some tips and tricks about the French cuisine? Intofrench proposes you a selection of blogs and websites that should help you. Chocolate & Zucchini is a blog written by Clotilde Dusoulier, a 31-year-old Parisian woman who lives in Montmartre and shares her passion for all things food-related. MyFrenchCuisine is another blog about French recipes... cooked up in California. In the same breaking-genre style, French Revolution proposes recipes of the kind of French-American fusion cuisine, aiming to reverse the idea that French food is hard and complicated. And finally, Kitchen at Camont is a website proposed by the published author and cuisine guru Kate Hill about Gascon food, one of the most rich and interesting in France. Bon appétit!

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    Dibuka - the francophone multimedia library of Johannesburg

    Dibuka is a multi-media library focussing on France and contemporary francophone culture, the result of a partnership between the French Embassy in South Africa, the French Institute of South Africa and the Alliance française of Johannesburg.The library offers to the general public almost 20 000… Read more
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    French writer Nicolas Fargues invited at the Franschhoek Literary Festival from 18 to 20 May

    Nicolas Fargues is the guest French writer of the Franschhoek literary festival this year from 19 to 20 May. He is then invited by the French embassy to make a tour in 3 universities to meet the students of French language & francophone literature, from 21 to 25 May: UCT, UKZN, WITS. Biography… Read more
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    Open Book Festival Cape Town | 6-10 Sept

    Open Book Festival at The Fugard Theatre is an annual literary festival, the first of which happened in 2011. The hubs will once again be the Fugard Theatre, The District 6 Museum Homecoming Centre and much-loved indie bookshop, The Book Lounge. The French Institute of South Africa (IFAS), the… Read more

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According to your personal taste and interests, Frenchlinks helps you get in touch with the French speaking community and agencies in South Africa and Lesotho. Learn more...

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Patrick Chamoiseau with Nadine Gordimer during the French Season in South Africa

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