La Vie Est Belle : The Elegant Art of Living in the French Style, Hardback

La Vie Est Belle : The Elegant Art of Living in the French Style Hardback


This celebration and distillation of the spirit of France provides a privileged glimpse inside 18 ravishing French homes, from chateaux to farmhouses, as well as the regions in which they are set, including Normandy, Brittany, the Ile de Re, Paris, Provence, the Loire and Bordeaux.

The book also features insightful essays on many of the traditions and characteristics of French life, including pavement cafes, vineyards, classic French furniture and fabrics, regional food specialities and more.

Interspersed throughout the book are recipes for authentic French dishes and quotations from great writers and philosophers, designed to immerse you in the delightful culture and ambience of the French way of life.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208 pages, 350 col photographs
  • Publisher: Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd
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  • Category: National & regional cuisine
  • ISBN: 9781849754521



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