Taste le Tour 2019

Everything to enable your inner Francophile during Taste le Tour.

After almost five decades of cooking, Gabriel Gaté still walks the walk and talks the sweet talk. #TasteLeTour
These are the best restaurants in France, according to retiring Taste le Tour host, Gabriel Gaté.
A chicken retailing for up to $65/kg might seem crazy, but there’s nothing quite like the French Poulet de Bresse anywhere else in the world.
Don't know your Roquefort from your Bleu de Bresse? That's okay, your fromage education begins here.
From buckwheat to black gram flour, the crepe may have been brought to popular culture by the French, but takes many forms across the globe.

Recipes from the show

Brittany is regarded as the birthplace of these lovely delicate pancakes, so much so that every family in Brittany knows how to cook them. You can fill the crêpes...
This classic French lamb stew from Normandy uses pieces of boneless lamb shoulder, but you could use lamb neck if you prefer. While it traditionally incorporates...
Stage 21 – Sèvres - Grand Paris Seine Ouest/Paris Champs-Élysées: This appetising cherry and almond tart was traditionally made with cherries grown in orchards...
Stage 1 – Leeds/Harrogate: Rhubarb fool is a great classic English family dessert that's easy to prepare and so delicious. The Yorkshire “rhubarb triangle” region...
Alsace makes some of the most delicious fruit liqueurs in the world. I particularly like Pear Williams liqueur in this lovely dessert – an irresistible mix of...
This superb gourmet salad is made using two of my favourite French cow’s milk cheeses: morbier and comté. To complement the flavour of these local cheeses, I add...
Stage 15 – Tallard/Nîmes: The lamb from the north of Provence, around the beautiful town of Sisteron, is known for being very flavoursome. It is superb served...
Stage 19 – Maubourguet/Val D’Adour: For this special-occasion dish, packed with bite-size goodies like grapes and chestnuts, I love using the beautiful, dry white...
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. It’s...
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