When it comes to trying your hand at all those scrumptious French recipes, it would be a sin to skimp on cookware. We bring you the top of the pots…

KEEP A LID ON IT

Japanese cookware Maho Nabé is taking French kitchens by storm. Tried, tested and endorsed by chef Alain Passard of L’Arpège, this award-winning, cast-iron ‘magic pot’ keeps food piping hot thanks to its double-vacuum design. €395
www.maho-nabe.com

Japanese cookware Maho Nabé

DRIP FEED

There’s nothing more comforting in winter than a scraping of hot, gooey raclette, and this dual-purpose Lagrange machine not only lets you melt the hallowed cheese but also cook the rest of the meal! €73.99
www.laredoute.fr

 dual-purpose Lagrange machine

TIP THE SCALES…

…in your favour with this fetching Staub fish dish, ideal for slow cooking and simmering. €249

Staub fi sh dish

MAKE YOUR OWN MADELEINES…

…with this darling moulded tray from Mastrad. €20

Madeline tray

TANTALISING TAGINE

This classy ceramic tagine from Emile Henry is a fair size at 32cm, catering for up to eight people. Tuck in! €82.30

ceramic tagine

THE WHITE WONDER

Introducing the ‘White Truffle’, the latest in Staub’s line of cute cocottes. Like the truffe, it elevates meals into something near-divine, thanks to an enamelled cast-iron body which seals in mouthwatering juices. From £64.95 (mini)

cocotte

HIT THE SWEET (S)POT

If you have more framboises et fraises than you know what to do with, why not whip up a jam? This copper jam pan from E. Dehillerin is just the ticket. €171.30
www.edehillerin.fr

 copper jam pan from E. Dehillerin

THRILLS AND GRILLS

Bring some sizzle back into the kitchen with Chasseur’s versatile plancha. From €99.50
www.chasseur-brandshop.com

Chasseur’s versatile plancha

CHASING RAINBOWS

We adore Le Creuset’s shiny new metallics range, a shimmering colour wheel of iridescent blues, pinks, berry reds and beetle greens. From €16

Le Creuset’s shiny new metallics range

PIECE OF CAKE

From muffins to meringues, baking just got a whole lot easier with Tefal’s Cake Factory. €124.99
Sold in select retailers.

Tefal’s Cake Factory

This comes courtesy of Taste of France Issue Two. For more great recipes, food news and interviews with top chefs, buy your copy here!

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