Gastronomy  La semaine du goût 2016 - What's on at TV5 Monde Asie Pacifique
12/10/201600:00 TV5MONDE

La Semaine du Goût 2016


National Tasting Week, or Week of Taste(s), is an annual fete of gastronomy in France. To commemorate the event, TV5 Monde Asie Pacifique presents to you a list of shows on French gastronomy. Tune in to learn more about cuisines in Canada, a retelling of tales of French cuisine in the 1960s, as well as tips from professional and amateur chefs! If you happen to be in France right now, be sure not to miss out on this event. Click on the image above to visit the nation-wide event's official website for a list of events, participating restaurants, cooking lessons and more.

And here's what's on at TV5 Monde Asie Pacifique during this week of tastes and for the rest of October. Ditch that TV dinner now- eat well and watch well with TV5 Monde!

Al dente
The unique team at Al dente makes cooking fun, humourous and every bit easy. In every episode, host Sébastien Rey, chefs Gregory Schaad-Jackson and Anita Lalubie, as well as sommelier Gilles Besse share step-by-step cooking tips with a live audience. 
 

Al dente


Au Pif
After winning “Best Sommelier of Canada” in 2006 and 2012, Canada's Véronique Rivest became the first women to grace the global Best Sommelier competition podium in 2013, taking the title of second place. Watch and learn more about her admirable career in this industry.
 

Au pif


Épicerie fine - terroirs gourmands
Join Michelin-starred chef Guy Martin as he explores different regions in France and meet locals who produce, rear and prepare the finest of French cuisine with local grown products.
 

Épicerie fine - terroirs gourmands
 

La révolution des chefs
As we wrap up our visual feasts with contemporary cuisine in the francophone world, here's a look at the 10 great chefs who have made a mark in the history of French gastronomy. They revolutionised the style of French cuisine between the 1960s and 1980s, exporting this model worldwide with unprecedented economic success. 
 

La révolution des chefs


Le goût du pays

Did you know that Canada is the largest English-speaking country in the world with the least amount of variations in regional accents? With the world’s longest coastline and some of the largest wheat fields, Canada is also home to some 15 million cattle and other livestock. As a country celebrated for its multiculturalism, contemporary Canadian cuisine is flavourful, fun and a myriad of influences. Join Vincent Graton in his trek from St John’s to Victoria and explore the world of Canadian cuisine.
 

Le goût du pays


Les escapades de Peti­tre­naud 
Join renowned French food critic and television personality Jean-Luc Peti­tre­naud as he tours around France, meeting the best French chefs and trying their signature dishes.

 

Les escapades de Petitrenaud
 

Péché gourmand
What kind of meals would you prepare if a guest suggest ingredients for you to cook with? As winner of 2010’s edition of Master Chef, Péché gourmand’s amateur chef Anne Alassane cooks up a variety of dishes in every episode of the show. While offering cooking tips, the hosts also aim to promote products, farms, artisans and various food trades in France.
 

Péché gourmand


Bon appétit!

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