In each episode of “Épicerie fine”, Guy Martin presents a new French region and promotes one of its most prized local products. The Michelin-starred chef meets the people who produce, rear, grow, fish and prepare the very best that French cuisine has to offer, and shares some invaluable tips.
Presented by: Guy Martin.
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Thu 20/0214:31
Episode 12/40
Maroilles cheese and Avesnois leeks Maroilles is one of northern France's best known cheeses. In the Avesnois region, David and Alexandre combine tradition with modernity when producing it. A few miles from their farm, Jérôme and Annabelle grow leeks, another typical product from this area. Presenter: Guy Martin.
Sat 22/0219:00, Thu 27/0214:30
Episode 14/40
Cheese and mustard oil from the Nivernais area Emmanuel grows mustard plants in the French département of Nièvre to produce an oil brimming with character. Not far from here, Jean-Luc and Laetitia make a delicious creamy cheese in the time-old manner. A bold gamble which has paid off for these young Nivernais farmers. Presented by: Guy Martin
Sat 29/0218:45, Thu 05/0314:29
Episode 16/40
Tomme de l'Illwald cheese and rhubarb from the Grand Ried In Alsace, Roland Schnell enthusiastically farms a red, bittersweet plant on his grandfather's land: rhubarb. It was also by following in the footsteps of their forebears that the Goetz brothers invented a cheese named after a local forest: the Tomme de l'Illwald. Presented by: Guy Martin



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