French chef Gabriel Gaté welcomes viewers to Taste Le Tour 2013, from the stunning coast of Corsica, where he discovers some wonderful local specialties in the colourful town of Bastia. In the kitchen, Gabriel makes a delicious dish of Corsican crayfish with linguini.
This dish is from the Lyonnais-Rhône Alps region. It's often served with hot baked potatoes but is lovely on toasted sourdough baguette or with vegetable sticks.
A cotriade is a traditional, coastal Breton fish and potato soup and every family has its own recipe. It’s best to include at least three different types of fish.
The sheep that graze on the coastal fields of Normandy eat a rich, salty grass that gives the lamb meat a superb flavour. Flageolets are small, delicate beans, light green in colour.
This regional sponge cake from Savoie is very popular for celebrating family birthdays and name days. Wild blueberries are plentiful in the Alps.
This dish is from the Corsica region. Chicken Marengo is a dish created by Napoleon Bonaparte’s cook to please the emperor after the battle of Marengo.
Gabriel Gaté visits the scenic wine region of Sancerre in the Loire Valley and learns of the local food. Here's a modern dessert of raspberries with French custard.