Until February 1 2020, the Forney Library in Paris – located in a beautiful medieval building – is the appropriate setting for an exhibition retracing the history of the capital’s food supply from the Middle Ages to the present day.
The Cité internationale de la Gastronomie in Lyon is now open. Alongside similar sites in Paris (Rungis), Dijon and Tours, this new cultural facility celebrates UNESCO’s inscription of the French gastronomic meal as an intangible cultural heritage.
Encouraging the young to appreciate good food is the subject on the menu at the 15th Rencontres (“Meetings”) François Rabelais, held in Tours at the Villa Rabelais – named after the Renaissance writer – on November 22 and 23.
A grandmother, her movie director grandchild – and a recipe. Those are the ingredients of Grandmas Project, a participatory web series that invites filmmakers around the world to make 8-minute movies about their grandmothers, using the passing down of a family recipe as the basis of the story.
October 16 is World Food Day and its theme for this year is “Our Actions Are Our Future: Healthy Diets for a #ZeroHunger World”.