AF Ahmedabad launches an environmentally conscious Boomerang

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We live in a world in which environmental degradation, large-scale extinction and unprecedented climate change are not textbook concepts but lived realities. It is imperative that we, as a species, join hands to combat these problems before it is too late. Both France and India recognise the seriousness of the threat and have been long-term […]

What’s Cooking at AF Bangalore?

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Learning a language is not just about speaking it but also getting familiar with the nuances of its culture. It is for this reason that the Alliance Françaises in India and Nepal do not just teach French – they are actively involved in building bridges between the cultures of the subcontinent and France. In the process, many partnerships […]

East and West

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Mumbai born Nobel Laureate Rudyard Kipling’s celebrated poem ‘Ballad of the East and West’ penned in 1889 has been repeatedly published and anthologised over many years. In his opening verse, he writes “Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet” only to close the stanza by saying that “There […]

Café Le Rendez-vous

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Every once in a while, you need an eatery that makes you feel like you’re anywhere but well, here. That for that hour or two, there exists the tantalizing and entirely implausible possibility that you’ll walk out of the Café Le Rendez-vous and think that you are in a totally different environment. Some establishments accomplish that […]

A French dinner…

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Calcutta got a taste of France this weekend in the form of two events, designed by an experienced French chef, Stéphane Mathonneau, brought to town for the purpose by the Alliance Française du Bengale and the French Embassy, sponsored by Land Rover Jaguar, and hosted by the Hyatt Regency for the festival Bonjour India.  The […]

The French Bistrot

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A zinc counter. An open door from where food lovers trickle out. The grey slate announcing the dishes of the day. The conversations of neighbouring tables drowned in the din of the coffee maker. The bistro spectacle comes to town! The « French bistro » is an original and inimitable concept. Both chic and informal, […]

Péché gourmand chez Theobroma

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Une petite pâtisserie mais un lieu très important dans la vie de Colaba. Pains au chocolat, croissants et voilà: vous êtes dans un autre monde! Theobroma est une pâtisserie située à Colaba Causeway, dirigée et créée par Tina et Kainaz Messman en 2004. “L’inspiration est venue d’une tradition féminine dans la famille, déclare Kainaz. Ma mère, […]

Rédaction

Directeur de publication : Délégation Générale de la Fondation Alliance Française en Inde et au Népal

Rédacteur en chef : Laurent Elisio Bordier

Rédacteur/Coordinateur national : Siddharth Bhatt

Rédacteurs, contributeurs : Guillaume, Abhirami, Alexandre, Chintan, Cléa, David, Eleonore, Elie, Kanika, Karine, Nita, Thomas, Malvika, Marie-Joëlle, Meera, Mayuri, Mitushi, Alice, Prutha, Romain, Ritika, Manas, Supriya ...