Lifestyle

Épicerie fine

( Season 2023 )
A journey of discovery for novice and gourmet cooks alike through the flagship products of French cuisine, guided by Michelin-starred chef Guy Martin.

Episodes

Episode
8
Vars
Vars

At the heart of the Hautes-Alpes department, in Vars, Kévin Bonnabel breeds Limousin cattle basing his approach on agro-ecology. Éric François grows "génépi", an emblematic plant of the high mountains. Forests of larches, chamois and ibex: focus on the local living heritage.

Presenter: Guy Martin
Episode
9
La Bresse bourguignonne
The Bresse region in Burgundy

In this part of the Bresse, in the Saône-et-Loire, Jean-Thomas Vuillard is a fish farmer; Alexandre Cauchy, a market gardener and chilli grower. We discover the innumerable species found in the Truchère-Ratenelle National Nature Reserve, with Aurélien Poirel; and a feather workshop at the Bresse Bourguignonne ecomuseum, with Estelle Petiot.

Presented by: Guy Martin
Episode
10
Le Mézenc
Mézenc

Between the Haute-Loire and the Ardèche, we explore the wide open spaces of Mézenc with Valérie Courbon, soft fruit grower, and Florian Gibaud, cattle farmer. We go marmot-spotting with Alexandre Aubry, mountain guide; and discover how Sébastien Michel, nature guide and mediator, helps hikers learn to protect Mont Mézenc.

Presented by: Guy Martin