Chocolate works of art © Pierre Monetta Unmissable culinary events © Atout France - Cédric Helsly Sylvestre Wahid, rising star © Sylvestre Wahid Read more © Atout France/Cédric Helsly French gastronomy throughout the centuries The history of French gastronomy goes back centuries to the Gauls, who developed a culture of eating and drinking well, an art de vivre that still exists today. Read more © Le camion qui fume - M-l Atelier Innovation and culinary trends Highly creative chefs, new cooking methods, globalisation, sustainable development... With all of these, French gastronomy is in constant evolution. Get a taste for the latest food trends in France. Read more © Atout France / Fotolia - Jacques Palut Wine and cheese pairing Camembert, Roquefort, Cantal, Comté… Learn to pair local wines with our renowned cheeses. Read more © Atout France/PHOVOIR The gastronomic meal of the French Discover the gastronomic meal of the French, a daily culinary ritual listed as a UNESCO World Heritage since 2010. Read more © Atout France/Phovoir French pastry Macarons, Saint-Honoré, Paris-Brest… These age-old pastry recipes are being revisited by innovative artist chefs, delighting palates worldwide.