BON APPETIT

Gérard Depardieu’s Europe

10x52’HD
Gérard Depardieu is one of France greatest actors. His lifelong passions are cinema, cuisine and encounters. BON APPETIT is a unique TV show where Depardieu journeys to through different European regions (Tuscany, Sicilia, Bavaria, Brittany, Scotland, Spain...) looking for famous...
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CULINARY ROADTRIP

A culinary roadtrip with a French touch

78x52’HD
Roadtrip with Julie Andrieu is a culinary journey, the discovery of a region or a country through its gastronomy that always ends with a dinner hosted by Julie herself. The main idea is to discover a cultural heritage, stories, culinary tips and recipes transmitted from generation to...
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ECLAIR PASTRY FEVER

One of France’s favourite desserts

12 mnHD
Eclairs are amongst France’s favourite desserts. 14 centimetres of dough, custard cream and icing; the basic recipe has not changed in 150 years. Today, this pastry is due for a make-over.
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EDOUARD LOUBET AND THE FLAVOURS OF PROVENCE

When less is more

52 mn4K
Edouard Loubet is a celebrated French cook awarded 2 stars by the Michelin Guide and Chef of the Year in 2011. His cuisine is as close you can get from nature and his search for exceptional ingredients leads to a savoury cocktail of flavors. Both an innovator and guardian of traditions,...
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FRENCH DELICATESSEN

The best products of French gastronomy

180x26’HD
This series follows a 3-star chef, Guy Martin, in his search for the best products the French terroir can offer. In his quest, Guy Martin seeks the help of the best experts in these products, those who grow, harvest and make them. And since, above all, Guy Martin is driven by his love of...
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FRENCH MASTERS OF WINE

The miracle combination of nature and man's know-how

52 mn4K
Wine is more than just the simple fermentation process of grape juice. It is the result of a miracle marriage between a gift of nature and human expertise. Nowadays, wine is part of the cultural and gastronomic heritage of France and vineyards are shaping the landscapes of well-known...
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GLOBE-COOKER IN PARIS

Discover the cuisine of all the communities of Paris

12x52’HD
For 10 years, Fred Chesneau, aka the famous "Globe-Cooker", has been travelling around the world in search of new flavors. His credo : discover a country through its cuisine and those who make it. This year, embark upon a new culinary world tour in Paris with Fred and encouter...
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GLOBE-COOKER’S RECIPES

Stories and recipes to shine at dinners

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Fred Chesneau aka the "Globe-Cooker" welcomes us in his charming Paris workshop to tell us the story of mythical products before cooking them. He spent 8 years travelling the world to discover authentic recipes, and now, he reveals the origins of the most famous dishes such as...
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GOURMET EXPLORERS

A tasteful tour of France

52 mnHD
Every region of France has its visual and cultural identity but, more importantly for any gourmet, its gustative peculiarities. From oceanic Brittany to Mediterranean Provence, even the most seemingly simple dishes conceal secrets and know-how that are being uncovered for you by young...
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JAPAN BY GUY MARTIN

Travel diary of a starred chef

52 mnHD
An introductory tour to discover Japan, accompanied by the starred chef and great ambassador of French gastronomy Guy Martin. From Tokyo to the southernmost island of the archipelago, Kyushu, Guy Martin praises local culinary specialities, the beauty of the landscapes and the richness of...
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LEGEND OF FRUITS

The wonders of nature's diversity

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LEGEND OF FRUITS is an epic series unveiling the unique stories of more than 40 different kinds of fruits from all corners of the world. Shot across 15 countries and 50 cities, we explore the how and why of our relationship to fruits and our love for them. Thanks to cutting-edge...
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MACAROON MADNESS

Haute couture patisserie

26 mnHD
After wine and cheese, the macaroon is the new flagship of French gastronomy. It has become the fashionable pastry. More than 510 million are sold every year. The origin of this success can be traced to the legendary Parisian tea salon, Ladurée. Ever since, the macaroon is...
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MAKI'S MAGIC RESTAURANT

A where-to-eat guide

30x52’HD
MAKI’S MAGIC RESTAURANT introduces a variety of bars and restaurants in the Kansai region in Japan, from the hottest gourmet spots to small back-alley diners. This on-going show is a where-to-eat guide for tourists, showcasing dishes and food that never fail to open your appetite.
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MARKETS OF THE WORLD

52 mnHD
Our planet is a giant patchwork of gardens and orchards in which men grow their daily food, depending on the seasons and the fertility of soils. The resulting produces are sold in local markets, sometimes it can be just a few tomatoes on the ground as in Madagascar or overflowing shelves...
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MASTERS OF RICE

A grain with many faces

52 mn4K
Rice is one of the most widely consumed staple food. It may look like a deceptively simple grain but it requires grueling work to grow, harvest and process. This film takes us on a rice journey deeply rooted in Asia where we discover local customs around this "common" grain: in...
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MASTERS OF SAVOURS

Tasty Nature

10x52’4K
Nature has provided Humanity with edible plants offering an infinity of tastes and sensations. Over the centuries, with patience and passion, man has developped a know-how to transform them into exceptional food. This series is about the men and women who have learned how to magnify tea,...
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MASTERS OF TEA

A cultural beverage

52 mnHD
After water, tea is the most ingested beverage in the world. Although common, tea requires extensive labor to make it grow, harvest its leaves and transform them. Like wine in Europe, there is a deep seated tea tradition in Asia where special vintages, prime growing areas, centuries old...
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MASTERS OF THE TRUFFLE

Secrets of the "black diamond"

52 mn4K
In just a few years, the truffle has grown from being a simple scented mushroom to becoming the highly coveted "black diamond". Indeed, it has made a remarkable and unprecedented ascension into the world of luxury and haute cuisine. France and Italy occupy a dominant position on...
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MIXER

An innovative, clever and fun gastronomic magazine

91x26’HD
MIXER is a unique concept of creative cuisine, a place where gastronomic trends and arts converge. We’ll discover how fads come and go by meeting their originators and unveiling the places where everything comes to life. This series offers a peak into avant-garde cuisine which, as...
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ON THE WINE ROAD

The world most beautiful and unusual vineyards

10x52’HD
Over the years, a wine culture has emerged almost everywhere in the world and is no longer limited to France or Italy. To make great wine depends not only on the characteristics of the soil but also on factors such as climate and latitude. Whether in India, New Zealand or Argentina,...
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RISKY PLATEFUL

Eating can be detrimental to your health

52 mn
Three journalists were the guinea pigs of an unprecedented experience. For several weeks each followed a specific diet while being subjected to medical tests. The results are alarming: eating can be detrimental to your health. Salmon with pesticides, pork and chicken with antibiotics,...
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SPICE TO LIFE

6x26’HD
Spice to Life is a colorful, delicious, and touching series, where chefs and restaurateurs share their passion for food, culture, people, and their communities. It is delivered by a cinematic and visually-rich tale of how food has led them to industry fame. These 30-minute weekly episodes...
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TASTING BRAZIL

The samba gastronomy

20x26’HD
Bel Coelho, a celebrity chef in Brazil, draws inspiration from her country’s culinary history. Travelling from one region to another, she unveils traditional recipes and ritual practices that reveal how local gastronomy is a stew made of identities, emotions and oddities. Brazil is...
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THE BLUE ZONES OF LONGEVITY

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Living better and longer: that is the challenge successfully met in intriguing regions known as blue zones, home to the greatest number of hundred-year-olds. A naturopath chef and a family practitioner try to solve the mystery of this longevity, setting out to discover 4 regions. Biology,...
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THE CHEFS’ SOUL

Gastronomic cuisine backstage

4x52’HD
This series takes us behind the scenes of the gastronomic cuisine of the regions of France. The best chefs share their thoughts on the meaning of their calling. A reflective and different approach that shows that being a chef is not just about cooking.
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THE FRENCH MASTERS OF BEER

Taste, geniality and sharing

52 mnHD
The North of France has weaved beer into its art of living. Together with French fries, the Braderie or the carnival, the beverage has been a stalwart tradition in the region. This film is part exploring a world of fine bubbles, malt and hops, discovering unusual places and encountering...
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THE GENUINE DRIED TANGERINE PEEL

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A small piece of dried tangerine peel arouses the homesickness of Lingnan, China. It has become a cultural symbol. THE GENUINE DRIED TANGERINE PEEL introduces the intricate relationship between an icon of traditional ingredients and people from China or abroad. From Xinhui to Paris, Hong...
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THE OTHER FRENCH GASTRONOMY

Northern France gastronomy

52 mnHD
Close to the Belgian border, Northern France was better known for its earthy and basic country-style dishes than for its culinary sophistication. But things are changing and Lille, the main city, is fast becoming a gastronomic capital with new talents emerging all over the region. This...
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THE SEED WAR

Fighting for food independence

52 mnHD
Are seeds a commodity or a vital resource to be shared for the benefit of Humanity like the water we drink or the air we breathe? In the near future, farmers might lose the right to plant their own seeds. Indeed, in Europe, a regulation is emerging which will impose strict controls on the...
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THIERRY MARX: THE CHEF AND THE 5th FLAVOUR

52 mnHD
For several months, Jean Barat followed exclusively the daily life of Chef Thierry Marx, gastronomic director of the Parisian palace Le Mandarin Oriental. From the first management sessions to the inauguration of the hotel, Thierry Marx explains his conception of the culinary art and...
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TRAVEL & SENSES

The feel good series

6x26’HD
Travelling means something different for everyone, but this series is a definitive must-see for those who favor being pampered in idyllic locations, having their desires met and their senses fulfilled. First, you’ll be taken to an exclusive location, generally a hotel/spa located in...
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TRAVELING FOR TASTE

Savour explorers

30 mn
What if the essence of a country was in the plates? Today’s tourists are looking beyond landmarks and stunning views in search for new flavors, local products and their stories but also how to cook them. For these taste explorers, the adventure is not necessarily very far. From one...
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WASHOKU

30 mn4K
You can explore a whole new world of spectacular high definition viewing with 4K super resolution. MBS is actively producing archives of Kyoto’s rich tradition and culture in 4K super high-definition resolution. These include "Washoku" - the traditional dietary cultures of...
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WINEMAKERS OF THE NEW WORLD

Blending Old World tradition with New World innovation

52 mnHD
Three French winemakers have left their country to venture on the shores of the Pacific where the new frontier of wine extends from Australia to the United States and Chile. They brought with them an ancestral know-how which they adapted to local conditions. Down the road, they found...
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