We visit the ruins of temples, bridges and aqueducts in Loir-Forez. Many castles, churches and abbeys have been faithfully restored here. We tour La Chateau De La Bastle D'urfe, one of the most outstanding currently being refurbished. We meet Pierre Gagnier, a three star Michelin chef who builds culinary works of art. A stop is made to watch one of the finest glass blowers in France.
Squab with spices is prepared at one of the most distinguished restaurants in the region.
Set in Paris and Provincial France against a scenic background, this series of shows features the preparation of a wide selection of traditional dishes and desserts prepared in their own kitchens personally by many of France's top three star Michelin Chefs: Pierre Troisgros, Paul Boucouse, George Blanc, Marc Menau, Andre Le Letty, Jean-Michel Lorain and other outstanding regional chefs.