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Celebrating French gastronomy on all five continents

Latest update : 2018-03-15

By Eve JACKSON

France is renowned for having the best cuisine in the world. To celebrate this fact, every year in March, restaurants in 150 countries cook a French meal as part of an event called "Good France".

Our South Africa correspondents meet chef Wandile Mabaso, an expert in French cuisine who is bringing a little "ooh la la" to Johannesburg. Caroline Dumay and Stefan Carstens report.

We also take you on a guided tour of one of Paris's oldest cookery schools, "Le Cordon Bleu". Jennifer Ben Brahim, Marie Schuster and Aude Richelet show you around.

Finally, Eve Jackson meets Brazilian-born chef Alessandra Montagne in the kitchen of her restaurant "Tempero". Alessandra Montagne, one of the few female head chefs in Paris, shows off her cooking prowess.